27-win season. 70 goals from a single player. PepsiCo Showdown champion. Class 1A state trophy. “We want to be a program that people will look back on in a few years as one of the top small school programs, not a one-hit wonder,” St. Edward coach Tim Brieger said. “We have teams looking to add us to their schedules.” Bob Narang has the report.
Metea Valley’s Erik Severson: “I really learned it’s very important to have really good team chemistry. We grew tremendously my junior year, because of our team chemistry.” Bob Narang has the story.
Adrian Munoz: “I want to bring some trophies to De La Salle. Unfortunately last season, we had to play (eventual 2A state champion) Solorio in the regional final, and it was a tough game. We’re going to learn from that and come out ready to do big things (in the fall).” Steve Millar has the story.
High school soccer players from all over Northern Illinois were in the spotlight at the popular PepsiCo Showdown Media Day. But it’s what the players did to impact the lives of others that will have people talking throughout February. Bob Narang reports.