Who wants it more?
We are putting High School Lites, Chicagoland's top prep sports show, in the hands of area football fans in our "Viewers' Choice Game of the Week." Fans will get the chance to pick one game that the @CSNPreps crew will cover on Friday night. We will send our cameras to the game that gets the most votes; highlights and postgame reaction of that game will appear on that night's "High School Lites" broadcast at 11 p.m. — just after Chicago White Sox baseball. The show also live streams at csnchicago.com/watchlive. High School Lites will also have broadcast replays at 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. the following Saturday. This week we offer fans a taste of the Interstate Eight (Small) Conference:
Seneca at Westmont, 7:00 p.m.
Wilmington at Peotone, 7:00 p.m.
Reed-Custer at Lisle, 7:00 p.m.
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Poll opens Monday at 12 p.m. and closes Thursday at 4 p.m. Here is what fans need to do to vote:
— Follow @CSNPreps on Twitter.
— Note the "pinned Tweet" atop the @CSNPreps feed. Vote for the game you want us to cover.
— Spread the word!
We will make an announcement on @CSNPreps just after 4 p.m. Thursday with the official results of which game will be covered. And as a reminder, be sure to follow @CSNPreps for updates on the "Viewers' Choice Game of the week," along with other high school sports news, scores and highlights this season.
CSNChicago.com preps reporter "Edgy" Tim O’Halloran spotlights 100 high school football teams in 100 days. The first 75 team profiles will focus on teams making strides across Chicagoland and elsewhere in the state. Starting Jul. 31, we’ll unveil the @CSNPrepsTop 25 Power Rankings, leading up to kickoff on Friday, Aug. 25.
Head coach: Dan Woulfe
Assistant Coaches: Dan McCulloch, Mitch Balek, Joe Helton, Scott Helton, Ryan Cahill
How they fared in 2016: 1-8 (0-5 Interstate 8 Small Conference), missed the 2016 IHSA state playoff field
2017 Regular Season Schedule:
August 25th @ Lake View
September 1st vs Chicago Tech Academy Charter
September 8th @ Wilmington
September 15th vs Seneca
September 22nd @ Reed-Custer
September 29th vs Peotone
October 6th @ Lisle
October 13th @ Streator
October 20th vs Plano
Biggest storyline: Can the Sentinels improve upon it's 1-8 season a year ago?
Names to watch this season: Senior OL/DL Dustin Samoulis Senior QB Brenton Baldwin
Biggest holes to fill: The Sentinels will look to reload upfront on both the offensive and defensive lines this summer.
EDGY's Early Take: Westmont first year head coach Dan Woulfe, who takes over for Hall of Fame head coach Otto Zeman this fall will look to get the Sentinels back on the winning track. Westmont welcomes back 9 starters (4 offense 5 defense) and the biggest key will be finding new linemen to step up this fall.