Thursday, November 24, 2011
Lemont (12-1) shutout six opponents before Saturday's 34-31 loss to Peoria in the Class 6A semifinals.
The Lemont football team has a lot to be thankful for this recently-concluded season, and what the Indians accomplished this season, they did so as family. “I love our players and I think they know that,” Lemont coach Eric Michaelsen said. “So in that way, I hope they feel like they are part of my family. I probably have spent more time with our players than I spend with my wife Kim and three daughters, so I definitely feel that way. "It always makes me feel good when former players come back to our practices and games, or when they visit in the weight room or at school. These players do feel like family, not just when they are in high school, but in the years after as well.” The Indians posted a 12-1 record and advanced to the Class 6A …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The Indians' undefeated season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 34-31 loss in double overtime.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Lemont's unbeaten streak came to an end Saturday after a double-overtime loss to Peoria Richwoods in the the IHSA Class 6A semifinals. The Knights (10-3) eliminated the top-seeded Indians (12-1) with a game-winning field goal — making the final score 34-31. Richwoods will face Prairie Ridge (12-1) in the Class 6A state championship, which will be played at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Photos from Saturday's game at Lemont High School were provided by Lemont resident Peter Marzano of La Vita Bella Photography. Check out the complete gallery at http://pmarz.zenfolio.com/p481124916.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Richwoods defeated the Indians 34-31 in Saturday's semifinal match to earn a berth to the IHSA state championship against Prairie Ridge.
Lemont's unbeaten season came to an end Saturday after a 34-31 overtime loss to Peoria Richwoods. The fifth-seeded Knights (10-3) eliminated the Indians (12-1) with a game-winning field goal in the second overtime round. The game was tied 28-28 in the fourth quarter when the Knights ran out the clock to force extra time. Both teams scored field goals in the first overtime to bring the score to 31-31. Richwoods took advantage of a Lemont turnover in the second round, scoring a field goal to advance to next weekend's Class 6A state championship at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. They will go head-to-head against No. 2 Prairie Ridge (12-1), which beat top-seeded Batavia 33-22 Saturday afternoon. For more playoffs results, …
The top-seeded Indians (12-0) will take on the No. 5 Knights (9-3) at 2 p.m. Saturday. Fans can watch the game online at www.ihigh.com beginning at 1:40 p.m.
Beginning at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, the Lemont-Hubbard football game will be streamed live at www.ihigh.com/lhsindians, which is accessible through computers and mobile devices. Check out the Lemont Patch Facebook page throughout the afternoon for score updates. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The undefeated Lemont High School football team will look to advance to the IHSA Class 6A state championship Saturday as they travel to Peoria Richwoods for The top-seeded Indians (12-0) will take on the No. 5 Knights (9-3) at 2 p.m. at Richwoods High School, 6301 North University St. in Peoria. In the 6A quarterfinals Saturday, the Indians eliminated Chicago Hubbard with a convincing 29-0 win. Peoria Richwoods beat Danville 20-19. Saturday's game will mark…
Friday, November 18, 2011
Lemont's Anzalone, Knights' Foster square off in battle of running backs in 6A semifinal clash.
The Lemont and Peoria Richwoods varsity football teams have each been trying to play to their potential all season long. The unbeaten Lemont Indians (12-0) travel to play the Knights (9-3) at 2 p.m. Saturday in the IHSA Class 6A semifinals at Richwoods High School in Peoria with a berth into next week’s finals on the line. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Both head coaches feel their teams haven’t played up to that potential, yet. But the team that comes closest to putting it all together will have a shot of playing for a state title at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, against the winner of the Batavia-Prairie Ridge contest. “I still believe that we have not played our best game,” Lemont coach Eric …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Tickets are $6 for the IHSA Class 6A matchup between Lemont (12-0) and Peoria Richwoods (9-3). The game will kick off at 2 p.m. in Peoria.
The Lemont High School athletic department is offering transportation for students interested in attending the school's football game Saturday in Peoria. The Indians will take on host Peoria Richwoods at 2 p.m. in the IHSA Class 6A semifinals. The winner will earn a trip to the state championship game, which will be played at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Fans attending the game are asked to wear white in support of the Indians. Lemont High School will hold advance ticket sales Wednesday and Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school's Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) office. Tickets cost $6 and are available to the public. Fans who do not wish to purchase tickets in advance may do so at one of the four ticket booths at …
Monday, November 14, 2011
The Indians (12-0) will take on the Knights (9-3) at 2 p.m. at Richwoods High School. Tickets will be available Wednesday and Thursday at LHS.
The Lemont High School varsity football team will travel to Peoria Richwoods this Saturday as they look to advance to the IHSA Class 6A state championship. The top-seeded Indians (12-0) will take on the No. 5 Knights (9-3) at 2 p.m. at Richwoods High School, 6301 North University St. in Peoria, the Illinois High School Association announced Monday. Tickets to Saturday's game cost $6 and will be available at the gate. However, tickets will also be sold prior to the game through the Lemont High School front office, according to Athletic Director John Young. The front office will be selling tickets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Young said. The high school also hopes to offer at least one fan bus that will travel to and from …
Photos from Saturday's IHSA quarterfinal at Lemont High School, courtesy of Peter Marzano.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Lemont's varsity football team kept its unbeaten streak alive Saturday, Nov. 12, with a convincing win over Chicago Hubbard in the the IHSA Class 6A quarterfinals. The top-seeded Indians (12-0) beat the third-ranked Greyhounds (9-3) 29-0 in the victory, which secured their first semifinal appearance since 2008. Lemont will travel to Peoria on Saturday to face No. 5 Richwoods (9-3). The game is set for 2 p.m., according to Tony Hamilton, director of school and community relations for District 210. Photos from Saturday's game at Lemont High School were provided by Lemont resident Peter Marzano of La Vita Bella Photography. Check out the complete gallery at http://pmarz.zenfolio.com/p261631100.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The top-seeded Indians (11-0) will take on the No. 3 Greyhounds (9-2) at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, the Lemont-Hubbard football game will be streamed live at www.ihigh.com/lhsindians, which is accessible through computers and mobile devices. Check out the Lemont Patch Facebook page throughout the night for score updates. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The undefeated Lemont High School football team will look to extend their postseason run Saturday as they host Chicago Hubbard in the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 6A playoffs. The No. 1 Indians (11-0) will take on the No. 3 Greyhounds (9-2) at 6 p.m. at the Lemont High School football stadium, 800 Porter St. READ MORE: Lemont Gears Up For Quarterfinal Clash Against Hubbard In the second round of the IHSA playoffs Nov. 4, the Indians eliminated Oak Forest with a…
Friday, November 11, 2011
Unbeaten Indians (11-0) eye first semifinal berth since 2008.
With two IHSA state football playoff wins under their belts, the Lemont Indians are looking to do something the high school hasn’t done since 2008: advance to the Class 6A semifinals. To accomplish this task, the unbeaten, top-seeded Indians (11-0) must defeat No. 3 Chicago Hubbard (9-2) in a 6 p.m. Saturday game to be played in front of the home crowd at Lemont High School. Indians coach Eric Michaelsen said his team needs to give its best effort in order to advance. “Hubbard will be the best combination of size, speed and physicalness that we have seen,” he said. Since moving up to Class 6A in 2007, the Indians have a 14-4 record in playoff competition. They are 10-0 at home in that span and 4-4 on the road, which includes the two …