IL Other News of the Week (Week of October 28, 2019)


The Blue Tigers Finish Undefeated

The Lincoln Blue Tigers football team finished the regular season a perfect 9-0 and is the Interscholastic League Team of the Week for defeating previously unbeaten Summit Christian Academy 35-21 and earning the #1 Seed in Class 4, District 8.

The Blue Tigers are averaging 46.6 points per game while only giving up an average of 8.8 points per game, including three shutouts. They will host the East Bears in the first round of districts Friday, November 1, at 7 PM.

The Bears Finish on a Winning Streak

East Bears football, meanwhile, won their third consecutive game and four of their last five, knocking down University Academy 46-14. The Bears were led by senior QB Cristian Owens who threw for 157 yards and three touchdowns and sophomore running back Deion Miles, who added 116 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Senior WR Derion Woods had 101 yards receiving and two touchdowns vs. the Gryphons as well. (Photos by Brandon McCarty & Renee Smith)