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Mike Nieto

MIKE NIETO: H-F coming together

Maybe it was a "here we go again" scenario last week when the Homewood-Flossmoor football team fell behind 14-0 early to Bolingbrook.

October 16, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Cappel's "dismissal" a black eye on Crete's program

Just when you think you've seen it all, Crete-Monee and District 201 provide you with an I-can-top-that moment.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Bloom and Crete ready for a thriller

A few years ago, when the Bloom Township football program wasn't winning on a consistent basis, I asked coach Tony Palombi what happens if his team gets over .500 and makes it to the playoffs?

October 02, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Midway to playoffs or halfway to going home

The first four weeks have been anything but status quo in the prep football season.

September 25, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: A 'Thorn' is a thorn

Former NFL player and Thornridge grad Reggie Hayward didn't hide his displeasure in a phone conversation Thursday morning.

September 18, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Week 3 is a crucial one

It's hard to believe that one-third of the football season will be done after this weekend, weather permitting.

September 11, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: St. Francis de Sales should drop football

Unfortunately, the numbers are not there and may never be for the St. Francis de Sales football program.

September 04, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Here's to another exciting season

Fans are counting down the hours and minutes,  and hoping for better weather than last year's first scheduled day of season openers.

August 28, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: A battle over this scrimmage

While next weekend is an early enough start for the prep football regular season to start, there is nothing wrong with a controlled scrimmage against another opponent that could be taking place tonight or Saturday.

August 21, 2014 7:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: T.F. South football reunion should be a good one

MIKE NIETO: T.F. South football reunion should be a good one

Circle Sept. 5 on your calendar.

August 14, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Some things to watch for in 2014

As the final days of summer wind down, people are talking about the upcoming football season, which gets underway with Monday's first official practice.

August 07, 2014 4:45 pm

MIKE NIETO: This is for a good purpose

Somehow, you almost expect him to be waiting for everyone at the 19th hole with a cold drink in hand and asking you how you putted.

July 31, 2014 4:45 pm
MIKE NIETO: Jennings brings confidence to Thornridge football

MIKE NIETO: Jennings brings confidence to Thornridge football

DOLTON | What many think is a most difficult task doesn't phase new Thornridge football coach Pat Jennings.

July 24, 2014 4:45 pm
MIKE NIETO: T.F. North's Price knows Shriner's Game more than a contest

MIKE NIETO: T.F. North's Price knows Shriner's Game more than a contest

A.J. Price knows college scouts will be in the crowd at Tucci Stadium on Saturday night at the 40th annual Illinois High School Shrine Game on the Illinois Wesleyan University campus.

July 10, 2014 7:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: Metcalfe excited to be back at head coach

MIKE NIETO: Metcalfe excited to be back at head coach

Liz Metcalfe said she was a little nervous when her Illiana Christian girls basketball team took the floor at the Shepard summer league.

July 03, 2014 7:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Does this have legs this time?

Will the kitchen sink be thrown in next?

June 26, 2014 5:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Another interesting prep season comes to an end

It's time to take a break, bring out the fishing poles, relax and reminisce about the 2013-14 prep season.

June 19, 2014 8:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Giannantonio a true Warrior

After 35 years of teaching and coaching, Sue Giannantonio doesn't know what her plans are for retirement.

June 12, 2014 8:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Someone will be watching the Falk brothers

Evan Falk has "DP" engraved on the heel of his mitt.

June 05, 2014 8:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Illiana Christian baseball clicking at the right time

A few months ago, not a lot of people expected the Illiana Christian baseball team to be playing for a regional title.

May 29, 2014 8:00 pm
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