NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Red Devil Football Families:
In-person Summer Camp is not going to happen on Monday as we had tentatively planned. We continue to wait for the IDPH to approve IHSA Return to Play Stage 2. As soon as we hear, we will notify you but the earliest we expect to have any in-person camp is Wednesday, July 8.
Coach will send videos for Varsity and Sophomore players before Monday which are important for your athlete to view so that they are ready to hit the ground running when we do start camp. The Freshman team will receive a link to terminology that they should familiarize themselves with. There may also be some virtual meetings so please check Remind frequently.
If your athlete is not signed up with Remind, please have them do so as Coach Griffin frequently communicates the latest information to the players via Remind. To receive the Remind login, please send an email to HCFootballPresident@gmail.com.
Please register for the HCFC 2020 season HERE. If you have any questions regarding registration, please refer to the detailed instructions or contact HCFootballRegistrar@gmail.com. It is important that you register ASAP so that we can order your athletic practice pack (2020 team shirt and shorts).
GOLF OUTING - JULY 13
The Golf Outing is filling up fast! We have over 40 golfers but there is still room for you! Please
your foursome today. We have a fun day planned filled with golf, games and prizes including a Jaguar convertible! If you have not been to the Highlands Club, do not miss this opportunity to experience the challenging course and beautiful scenery.
If you are not a golfer, please consider joining us for dinner and cocktails
on the patio.
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We are looking forward to summer camp beginning!
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum Countdown to 2020 IUFB Kickoff: 89 Days (Matt Bjorson)
June 7, 2020
by Evan McShane
We are through the 90’s and heading to the 80’s as we look at tight end Matt Bjorson. We are 89 days away from the scheduled kickoff of the 2020 Indiana football season.
Name - Matt Bjorson
Position - Tight End
Year/Hometown - Junior from Hinsdale, Illinois
Height - 6’3”
Weight - 248lbs
In 2019, Matt Bjorson showed flashes of what he could become. The sophomore played in all 13 games and caught seven passes for 36 yards total. One of those receptions was Bjorson’s first-career touchdown, a pivotal score during the second half of Indiana’s road win at Nebraska.
Having ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum 'Great senior season' at Illinois is Hinsdale Central grad Kramer's goalKevin Schmit
June 3, 2020
Doug Kramer hasn't thought much about where he'll be a year from now.
Plenty of others are doing that for him.
For now Kramer is simply focused on where he plans to be on Monday, back in Champaign to prepare for his senior season on the University of Illinois football team.
Look at any list of the nation's top college interior offensive linemen, and you'll likely see the 2016 Hinsdale Central graduate's name. The center is poised to be the strength of the Illini team strength among four returning starters on the line.
"Obviously I do have goals, and that's what drives me every single ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum KRAMER ACCEPTS NFF MENTAL TOUGHNESS AWARD AT HALAS HALL
CHICAGO – Illinois rising senior Doug Kramer
was presented with a Mental Toughness Award by the National Football Foundation at the NFF Chicago Metro Chapter Awards on Monday, February 17, at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, IL. Jeff Joniak, the voice of the Chicago Bears, once again served as master of ceremonies for the event for the 14th season.
Kramer, an honorable mention All-Big Ten honoree last season, was introduced by Fighting Illini offensive line coach Bob McClain.
Kramer graded out as the No. 8 center in the nation and No. 3 in Power-5 by Pro Football Focus (79.2) in 2019, helping the Fighting Illini reach a bowl game for ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > #RedDevilsAlum Raiders Honor Seniors, Award-Winners
By John Painter
Football Banquet Caps 2019 Season, Looks Ahead to 2020
HAMILTON – Colgate Football wrapped up the 2019 season Saturday night with a thank-you to this year's captains, seniors and award-winners at the annual team banquet.
Head coach Dan Hunt recognized 22 seniors and four captains, thanking them for maintaining the poise to providing the guidance that lifted the Raiders to four wins in their final five games.
Nick Diaco took home the Andy Kerr Trophy for Offensive MVP. Diaco led all Raider pass-catchers with a 14.1-yard average. His 366 yards were second on the team and his 26 catches third. Diaco also tied for the team lead with two touchdown ... READ FULL STORY
NEWS > Ron Kruse making the most of his 'last turn' wrestling at Hinsdale Central
By Patrick Kelly
Hinsdale Central’s Ron Kruse is in the twilight of his high school wrestling career, and he is making the most of his senior season as a Red Devils captain.
Kruse has a goal to reach the state tournament in Champaign and is using the end of his junior season as motivation to get there.
“I always remind myself, ‘This is the last turn,’ ” said Kruse, who lives in Clarendon Hills. “I am never going to be playing a high school sport (again), I might as well make the most of it.”
As a sophomore, Kruse made it to the Class 3A sectional meet at 132 pounds, but ... READ FULL STORY