Saturday, November 17, 2012
We're continuing Patch's Spirit Challenge as the Lemont Indians look to go to the Class 6A championship. Share photos of your school spirt and you'll help feed the needy in town by donating a canned good for every photo shared.
Hey Lemont Indians fans—are you ready to show your school spirit and help the hungry along the way? Crete-Monee will face the Lemont Indians at home this weekend in the semifinal of the Class 6A high school football playoffs, and Patch is challenging the school community and its fans to rise to the challenge. In the School Spirit Playoff Challenge, Indians fans are asked to share their school spirit with their respective communities by uploading photos to Patch. For every photo that shows the school spirit of the Lemont Indians, Lemont Patch will donate one canned good to the Lemont Township Food Pantry. Last week, each photo shared by Oak Forest fans on Patch also resulted in a canned good donation to Together We Cope. The more photos, …
Friday, November 9, 2012
We're pitting the Lemont Indians against the Oak Forest Bengals in Patch's Spirit Challenge, as the two schools battle in the IHSA playoffs. Share photos of your school spirt and you'll help feed those in need.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Oak Forest High School and Lemont High School met two times in the last 12 months, with the Indians topping the Bengals both times. This week, the familiar foes square off in Oak Forest, with the winner one step closer to the State title game.
Winner goes on, loser goes home. Those are the stakes for the showdown between the Oak Forest Bengals and the Lemont Indians on Saturday, Nov. 10. The familiar foes will kickoff at 7 p.m. at Oak Forest High School, where the pair previously met in Week 5 of the regular, a game that saw the Indians play spoiler to Oak Forest's homecoming with a last-second 17-14 victory. “That game, we played well, they played well,” said Oak Forest coach Brian McDonough. “It came down to a field goal at the end of the game.” The game is also a rematch of last year's IHSA second round meeting between the two clubs, which Lemont also won, 35-14. In Round 2 of the IHSA 6A playoffs last week, Oak Forest put on a rushing clinic against Shepard, piling up 457 …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Lemont Indians (5-1-0) take on the Hillcrest Hawks (0-6-0) of Country Club Hills.
The Indians will strive to erase the memory of last week’s heartbreaking 21-20 overtime loss to Thornton Fractional. If you can’t make it to the game, check out the live action starting at 6:45 p.m. Friday.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Indians meet Little Village of Chicago in a non-conference game at 7 p.m. Friday at home.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
In season opener, Indians score non-conference win in Joliet.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Indians 11U travel baseball team won first place at the Lockport Lockdown tournament earlier this month, and is now gearing up to play in Cooperstown, NY, in July 2013.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Each week, Lemont Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Local Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com. Be sure to include all of the information included below. And without further ado, this week's Whiz Kid are... The Lemont Indians 11U boys travel baseball team won first place in the Lockport Lockdown tournament earlier this month, capping a successful season with a 67-percent win percentage. As their season ends, the team is gearing up for a golf outing …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The program's 9U, 10U and 11U teams took top trophies in tournaments over Memorial Day weekend.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Editor's Note: The following article was submitted by Lemont resident Mary Pollard. Three levels of Lemont Indians boys travel baseball program won top trophies in Memorial weekend tournaments. The 11U team placed first at the Woodridge Memorial Classic Tournament, the 9U team placed second at the same tournament, and the 10U team placed first at the Downers Grove Long Shots National Tournament. As the only undefeated team in their age group, the 11U boys were seeded first in their tournament pool heading into the semi-final game. After a hard-fought victory over the West Suburban Wildcats, they played the host team, the Woodridge Bulldogs, for the championship. With talent and teamwork, the boys worked to a 12-2 lead in the fifth …
Friday, September 2, 2011
After dominating Week 1 win, Indians still level-headed.
Don't let Lemont's 42-8 win last year over Riverside-Brookfield fool you. The Indians know this is a new season and going into Friday's 7 p.m. nonconference contest at Shuey Stadium in Riverside, they know they will face a veteran team. "They were tough last year," said Indians senior running back Mike Anzalone. "We have our work cut out (for us) all week. We just have to go out there and do it again." "We beat them, last year, pretty good, but this year they have 15 returning starters," Indians senior starting quarterback Damon Aleman said. "It should be a tough one." Lemont (1-0) kicked off the season with a 54-0 triumph over Chicago Little Village at home last Friday. The Bulldogs (0-1) fell to state-ranked St. Francis 20-14 in a …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Indians post a 2-1 win at St. Ignatius
If you can remain unflappable in the face of pressure, you can win your share of soccer games. Lemont withstood a game-tying goal from St. Ignatius in the second half of their soccer game on Tuesday, held off the Wolfpack’s pressure from there, and got a game-winning goal from Tommy Gasienica in a 2-1 win in Chicago. “Any time you can come in here and play with these guys on this (artificial) surface, that’s a good day,” Lemont coach Rick Prangen said. “I thought we hung pretty tough, in a place that’s pretty tough to come in and get a result.” Senior Kyle Koehler liked what he saw from his Indians as well. “We settled down after (St. Ignatius) got that tying goal. We knew we had time to come back,” Koehler said. “We just had to settle …