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Pirates Announce New Head Football Coach

Corey Olson has been named varsity head football coach at Palatine High School, effective with the 2017 season. Olson, who is currently an assistant coach with the Pirates, will take over the head coaching responsibilities from Rick Splitt. Splitt is stepping down after four seasons as the Pirates head coach, posting a 34-12 overall record (.739 winning pct.), with three IHSA playoff appearances and reaching the semifinals the past two seasons. “Coach Olson knows football, but more importantly, he knows what it takes to build a team and develop student-athletes,” said Palatine High School Principal Gary Steiger. “He has a passion for ...

New Head Football Coach for Cougars

Bryan Stortz has been named varsity head football coach at James B. Conant High School, effective with the 2017 season.  Stortz is currently head coach at Rock Island (Ill.) High School and will take over the Cougars head coaching responsibilities from Bill Modelski.  Modelski is retiring after 12 seasons as the Cougars head coach, with five IHSA playoff appearances. Stortz, who also serves as athletic director at Rock Island High School, has been head coach at the school since 2012, posting a 31-12 record there.  He led the Rocks to a 9-3 record this past season and a 6A quarterfinals finish in the state playoffs.  Prior to ...