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2017 Daytona 8th grade Trip

Congratulations to our Pioneers National Youth Football 13U Champions! The team outscored their opponents 74-0 to defend thier championship from last year! 

Below are some pictures from the tournament!

by posted 11/24/2017
River Valley Fly High Cheer Competition

Congratulations to our cheer teams that participated in the River Valley Fly High Cheer Competition at Lincoln-Way Central HS.

SLW- 1st Place AND Grand Champions
LW- 2nd Place (competing against 6th Grade-- great job!)
JV- 1st Place
Varsity- 1st Place AND Grand Champions

Jump Contest- Congrats to Samantha Masino and Nicole Tatar for winning 1st place in the jump contest!!!!!!

It was another great day for Pioneers Cheer!!!

by posted 11/12/2017
2017 All RVYFL Team
Click here to view the Pioneers
Team Members. 
Congratulations to all players!

by posted 11/06/2017
2017 Super Bowl Champions

Congratulations to our
2017 Super Bowl Champions
 Super Lightweight
Varsity teams!

Great Season Super Bowl Runners Up Lightweights!


Congrats to our Varsity on their perfect 11-0 season!

by posted 11/06/2017
Jadon Thompson selected by U.S. Army Bowl

Jadon Thompson former Pioneer and Marist sophomore  starting on Varsity for the undefeated RedHawks has been selected to the 2018 National Combine by the US Army All-American Bowl selection committee! Congratulations!

by posted 10/25/2017
2017 Banquets

The Pioneer Football Banquet will be Friday, December 1st. The Football banquet has been a huge success the last several years and is a great way to celebrate the season and kick-off the Holidays. Please send your forms in if you plan on attending.  Last year we had over 400 Pioneers and family members in attendance. This is a very large event and takes a lot of planning. DiNolfo's of Homer Glen does a great job.

Deadline:  All responses must be received by Thursday, November 2nd
Seating will be on a first come first served basis by team.

Important Note:  All reservations must be paid for in advance and by the deadline *No money will be taken at the door*

Click here to download a form!

by posted 10/17/2017
2017 Playoff Brackets

Click here to view the 2017 Playoff Brackets.
Be sure to select the level you wish to view.

Please arrive early in case the games run fast.  Times are estimates.  Games begin immediately following the previous game. This does not apply to the first game of the day. Please keep checking this site for time/field changes. 

Good Luck to all teams!  

by posted 10/10/2017
The Orland Park Prairie’s Standout Student

Ryan Welch was chosen as The Orland Park Prairie’s Standout Student because of his academic accomplishments.

Standout Student: Ryan Welch, Jerling Jr. High seventh-grader


by posted 09/22/2017
Julian Loeza

Congratulations to Julian Julian Loeza on being invited to the Pro Hall of Fame Youth Football Camp held in Canton, OH. 


by posted 07/16/2017
Pioneers National Youth Football 12U Champions!

Congratulations to our Pioneers
National Youth Football 12U Champions!
28-0 victory over the Daytona Bucs.

by posted 11/27/2016
2016 RVYFL Cheer Competition!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS to our Pioneer Cheer teams for their outstanding showing at the 2016 RVYFL Cheer Competition!!!! The competition was held at Minooka High School Sunday, November 13th. The Pioneers would also like to thank the Chanooka Braves for all of their hard word in hosting this event.

SLW - 1st Place
LW - 2nd Place
JV - 1st Place
VARSITY- 2nd Place

by posted 11/13/2016
Illini247 Player of the Year

The high school regular season has officially ended in the state of Illinois. For the first time ever Illini247 will be running a Player of the Year contest. 16 of best players in Illinois will compete in a bracket style voting competition to determine the winner.

Former Pioneer and current Marist Redhawk middle linebacker Micah Awodiran was named East Suburban Catholic Conference (ESCC) Player of the Year. After receiving over 30 Division I scholarship offers Micah has chosen Yale University to continue his education and football career.

The bracket challenge will begin Sunday and each round will last 24 hours. Athletes who wins their respected poll will advance to the next round. After 4 rounds a winner will be announced. Stay tuned for updates as the tournament moved forward.

Click here to visit the link and vote for Micah once the brackets are posted.

by posted 10/25/2016
Marist Wrestling

Former Pioneer and current Marist Redhawk football player and wrestler Jacob Dado wins 3 straight so far today to secure All-American status at 132 lbs. He is now 7-1 for the Cadet Freestyle tourney. Good Luck Jacob!

by posted 07/23/2016
Lovie Smith visits...


Former Chicago Bear and current University of Illinois head coach Lovie Smith and his staff stop by to visit former Orland Park Pioneer and current Marist Redhawk linebacker Micah Awodiran. Also pictured are Micah's parents and Marist head football Coach Pat Dunne. Micah has recently received his 28th Division 1 scholarship offer

by posted 06/05/2016
#79 Michael Schofield

We would like to congratulate former Orland Park Pioneer and current starting right tackle of the AFC Champion Denver Broncos #79 Michael Schofield on his trip to Super Bowl 50. We wish Michael the best of luck as he prepares for the big game. Michael graduated from Sandburg High School and played for the Michigan Wolverines before being drafted in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. 

by posted 01/27/2016
Pioneer Alumni‏
We are proud to announce that former Pioneer Micah Awodiran has recently received his 18th Division I scholarship offer. Micah now has offers to continue his playing career at Miami of Ohio, the University of Buffalo, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Minnesota, the University of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Penn, Bowling Green, Nevada, Syracuse, Boston College, Yale, Harvard, New Mexico, Nevada and the University of Arkansas,  Micah is a junior honors student at Marist High School and has been starting linebacker for the past two seasons. We wish Micah and all former Pioneers the best of luck in the future.
The Pioneers would also like to congratulate former Pioneer football player Steve Wirtel who recently committed to Iowa State University to continue his football career. Steve was also recruited by Illinois and Georgia. Steve is ranked as the #4 long snapper in the country for this senior class. Steve attends Mount Carmel High School where he was a wide receiver as well as a long snapper. The Pioneers wish Steve good luck as he moves on to the Big 12.

by posted 01/09/2016
2015 Pioneer Varsity National Champions

Congratulations to our 2015 Pioneer Varsity National Champions. NYFC Daytona, FL 8th grade unlimited weight division. The team defeated the Witchita, KS Aztecs 27-13 on Saturday, November 28th at Daytona Municipal Stadium. 

by posted 11/30/2015
Online Coverage

Make sure you visit PremiumPreps.com: Your #1 new source for Chicago High School Sports News to read about our Pioneer teams this season.

by posted 10/01/2015
Football and Cheer Homecoming Digital Downloaded Photos

Football and Cheerleading Action Photos are now ready at http://www.jonesphotos.net/pioneers. Digital downloaded can be purchased for $1 each until November 1st

by posted 09/30/2015
Socks for our Heroes

We are very pleased to announce that we collected 1000 pairs of socks for the troops with our 'Socks for Heroes' fundraiser. In ADDITION the Pioneers raised just under $1400 cash that will be donated to the cause as well. THANK YOU to all that participated to this great cause.

by posted 09/29/2015
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