The Chicago Prep Bowl, the city’s annual game between its top public and catholic league schools, will take place beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 28, 2008, at Soldier Field. CPS' Lane Tech will play Loyola Academy in this year's big game.
Tickets cost $5 and will be sold at the gate.
The Chicago Prep Bowl marks a special anniversary this year. Festivities surrounding the traditional Public League-Catholic League matchup will feature All-Decade football teams dating back more than 70 years.
This year’s honorees will include the 2008 Chicago Public League and 2008 Chicago Metropolitan Catholic League Prep Bowl teams. Honorees also include: the 1958 Austin High School and 1958 Fenwick High School football teams; and the 1983 Simeon High School and 1983 Mt. Carmel High School football teams.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Prep Bowl, CPS is also recognizing All-Decade Football Teams. They include:
- 1930s Austin High School
- 1940s Tilden High School
- 1950s Mt. Carmel High School
- 1960s Chicago Vocational High School
- 1970s St. Laurence High School
- 1980s Julian High School
- 1990s Dunbar High School
- 2000 Brother Rice High School
For more information, contact CPS Sports Administration at (773) 535-8040.