The Chicago Hope Academy Eagles have big goals for this season. After a tough loss in the playoffs last year, the squad has reloaded and refocused to make a deeper run in 2014. The team proved they were for real last week, defeating Marquette Academy on the road in Ottawa, IL. Marquette was the top dog of the conference last year, but this game could be a clear sign of a Hope team establishing itself atop the Northeastern Athletic Conference.
Read the breakdown of Hope’s 40-22 win in the Ottawa Times here, in which the author foretells what could be a major shift of power in the conference.