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NEWS > Red Devils lose football playoffs to Blue Devils


Rachel Wagner

2018/11/7

The Hinsdale Central varsity football team (8-2) traveled to Gurnee, Ill. to take on the Warren High School Blue Devils (9-1) on Saturday, Nov. 3. The game was the second round of the IHSA 8A Playoffs, and the Red Devils lost 14-17.

Warren’s featured back, Martin Walker Jr., carried their team with over 1200 yards rushing 15 touchdowns and over 120 yards per game rushing yards going into the game.

As the teams lined up for the kickoff, temperatures were chilly, windy 40 degrees with a 10 mph wind coming from the north. It would be a hard fought battle between the Red Devils and the Blue Devils.

After a ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Warren defense stands tall late to hold off Hinsdale Central in Class 8A playoffs


2018/11/04

By Jon J. Kerr

Junior Juan DelaCruz knew what was needed to change Warren’s playoff luck.

“I talked to the juniors and I said, ‘Hey this is it. If we are going to do something, we have to get to know these dudes,’” DelaCruz said. “Relationships are key. You have to have a bond and trust in one another and I feel like the offseason created that.”

Now the Blue Devils are headed to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2001 after beating Hinsdale Central 17-14 on Saturday night. Warren (10-1) travels to Brother Rice (11-0) next weekend.

An opportunistic offense, staunch defense and timely special teams play made the difference ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Braden Contreras' spectacular TD catch a spark, but Red Devils come up just short


2018/11/03

By JOSHUA WELGE
jwelge@shawmedia.com
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GURNEE – Matt Rush knew he had to take shots, and look wide.

With a physical, nasty Warren defense clogging the middle, that meant safety Drew Novatney and linebacker Nick Franko moonlighting on the offense's perimeter edges.

It definitely meant getting Braden Contreras touches.

Hinsdale Central's 6-foot-1 junior wide receiver has tremendous ball skills, and the ability to elevate in coverage.

"He's been doing it all year for us," said Rush, Hinsdale Central's senior quarterback. "He's a huge threat."

He was again Saturday night.

Contreras made a spectacular touchdown catch in the first half to spark the Red Devils. He ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Warren downs Hinsdale Central to reach 8A quarterfinals


2018/11/03

By Patricia Babcock McGraw
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It's been a long time coming for the Warren football team to make the IHSA state quarterfinals.

"It's been 27 years," Warren linebacker Juan DelaCruz said.

"Ya, 27 years," teammate and fellow linebacker Patrick Sharpe agreed.

Fact check with head coach, Brian McNulty: "No, no, it's been 17 years. The kids are thinking it's 27 years, but no, it's 17. It was 2001 that we last got to the quarterfinals."

Ok, so DelaCruz and Sharpe were off a decade. But the dramatic point is made just the same.

It's been a very long time since the Blue Devils have made a ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Scouting this weekend's DuPage County football games (20181101)


2018/11/01

By Kevin Schmit and Dave Oberhelman

kschmit@dailyherald.com
doberhelman@dailyherald.com

Class 8A

No. 9 Hinsdale Central (8-2) at No. 8 Warren (9-1)

Game time: 7 p.m. Saturday.

Last week: Hinsdale Central 28, No. 24 Conant 14; Warren 14, No. 25 Neuqua Valley 3.

Outlook: Can Hinsdale Central put enough points on the board? After Warren posted another stellar defensive effort, it's a good question. The Blue Devils have notched five shutouts and allowed only 26 total points since Week 1. The critical matchup is Hinsdale Central's offensive line, led by WSC Silver offensive lineman of the year Brendon Passarelli, against the Blue Devils' defensive line that ... READ FULL STORY

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