Suburban Christian Gold football preview
Updated: August 20, 2011 7:56PM
SUBURBAN CHRISTIAN GOLD
Outlook: Perennial power Aurora Christian and renowned QB Anthony Maddie replace last year’s conference champion, St. Edward, this season in the Gold Division. Two dynamic, diminutive junior receivers, Guerin’s John Dabe and Aurora Christian’s Chad Beebe (son of coach Don Beebe, who appeared in six Super Bowls in his NFL career) provide excitement in the league.
Top five players Ht. Wt. Yr.
WR Chad Beebe, Aurora Christian 5-5 125 Jr.
QB Kyle Clechenko, Aurora Central 6-1 185 Sr.
WR John Dabe, Guerin 5-10 155 Jr.
LB Nick Holzer, Aurora Central 5-11 180 Sr.
QB Anthony Maddie, Aurora Christian 6-1 185 Sr.
Quote: “Coming into year two of our system, our kids are a lot more confident, they understand what we want to do in certain situations and they are expecting to be in the hunt for a conference championship and be a playoff qualifier.” — Aurora Central coach Brian Casey.
Did you know? Aurora Christian is aiming for its 10th straight playoff berth and in all but two of the past nine seasons the Eagles won at least one playoff game, finishing second in Class 4A in 2008.
Predicted finish: Aurora Christian, Aurora Central, Guerin, Immaculate Conception, Walther Lutheran, Chicago Christian.