Congratulations to Bishop McNamara, Montini Catholic and Loyola Academy for all earning state football championships this weekend!
Bishop McNamara, led by CCL Hall of Fame coach, Rich Zinnani earned the schools 5th state championship when they captured the 3A title by defeating Tolono 50-7.
For Montini Catholic this was the 7th consecutive year they have made the finals, but after losing the past two seasons they earned their way back on top with an impressive 38-15 victory over Crete-Monee. Congratulations Broncos!
Many believed that Loyola Academy was the best team in the state the entire year and the Ramblers proved all of them correct with a convincing victory over Marist 41-0 in the IHSA's highest classification - 8A. Great job Ramblers!
Prep Bowl Championship stays with the CCL
Congratulations to Mount Carmel for earning their 14th Prep Bowl Championship when they defeated Curie H.S. by the score of 49-15. The Catholic League will hold on to the title for another year - great job Caravan!
Chicago Catholic League announces plans for expansion!
The member schools of the Chicago Catholic League (CCL), rich in history, steeped in tradition, and committed to the promotion of fair, formidable competition are proud to announce plans to expand school membership in this elite conference beginning in the 2017-2018 school term.