Sep 04

The Rise to Prominence

Interesting piece on The Ghosts of Wheaton in Suburban Life newspapers this week. Check it out here.

The Ghosts of Wheaton

The championship ring of the 1992 Wheaton Warrenville South Tigers.

Aug 31

The story of football done right

Nice review of The Ghosts of Wheaton in the September issue of Glancer Magazine. Check it out here.

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Aug 18

Illinois High School Association Highlights The Ghosts of Wheaton

The Ghosts of Wheaton was Highlighted Aug. 18 by the Illinois High School Association. Read the interview here.

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Aug 05

No. 77 in your program, No. 1 in your heart

The Ghosts of Wheaton: How the Red Grange Tigers Conquered Illinois High School Football

Harold “Red” Grange in classic form #GhostsofWheaton

Aug 04

That Extra Yard

The Ghosts of Wheaton: How the Red Grange Tigers Conquered Illinois High School Football

Fullback Phil Adler scrambles for extra yardage in the Tigers’ 24-20 playoff victory over the Lake Forest Scouts in 1992.

Aug 03

Carrying the Load

The Ghosts of Wheaton: How the Red Grange Tigers Conquered Illinois High School Football

Fullback Phil Adler breaks away during the Tigers’ 40-34 double overtime victory over Joliet Catholic Academy in the 1992 Illinois Class 5A state title game.

Aug 02

The Bowling Ball

The Ghosts of Wheaton: How the Red Grange Tigers Conquered Illinois High School Football

Fullback Phil Adler (dubbed the Bowling Ball by teammates) churns out the yards during the Tigers’ 1992 Championship season. On the season, Adler would churn out 2,043 yards and score 28 touchdowns in leading the Tiger football program to its first-ever state title.

Aug 01

In the Mud

The Ghosts of Wheaton: How the Red Grange Tigers Conquered Illinois High School Football

Fullback Phil Adler gets down and dirty during the Tigers’ 16-0 semifinal round victory over Rockford Boylan in 1992.