Proviso East Football Wins First Game Of The Season

Friday, September 6, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Devin Lee powers through the North Chicago defense during the Pirates’ 37-6 victory on Aug. 31. | Jill Wagner

For the second year in a row, the Proviso East football team won its first game of the season. The Pirates defeated non-conference opponent North Chicago 37-6 on Aug. 31.

The Pirates are in their second year under head coach Oliver Speller. Last year, the Pirates won their first game of the season against Round Lake before eventually going 2-7.

The Pirates have notched more wins in the last two seasons than they did during the six seasons between 2012 and 2017.

Meanwhile, Proviso West’s football team lost to Bolingbrook 42-10 on Aug. 30.

Below are the Pirates’ and Panthers’ remaining schedules:

Proviso East varsity football

  • 9/6 @ Lyons Township
  • 9/13 Addison Trail
  • 9/20 vs Downers Grove South
  • 9/26 Leyden
  • 10/4 @ Morton
  • 10/11 Hinsdale South
  • 10/18 Proviso West
  • 10/25 @ Willowbrook

Proviso West varsity football

  • 9/6 Hinsdale South
  • 9/14 @ Glenbard West
  • 9/20 Downers Grove North
  • 9/28 @ Lyons
  • 10/4 @ Oak Park and River Forest
  • 10/11 @Hinsdale Central
  • 10/18 @Proviso East
  • 10/25 York

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