Jun 25

The Ghosts of Wheaton — On One Leg

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

Wheaton Central quarterback Andy Lutzenkirchen, injured for most of the season, tries to elude a Chicago Mt. Carmel defender in the 1990 Illinois Class 5A state title game. Making their first championship game appearance, the bruised and battered Tigers would fall 24-0, but would emerge as a program on the rise.

Jun 25

The Ghosts of Wheaton — Winging It

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

Filling in at quarterback for the injured Andy Lutzenkirchen, defensive back Christian Wing runs the offense against the Glenbard East Rams. The 27-12 victory for the battered and bruised Tigers kept alive Wheaton Central’s 1990 hopes of advancing to its first-ever state title game against Chicago Mt. Carmel .