Start-up schools usually struggle out of the gate. It takes at least a year or two or more to organize community support and establish relationships, a culture, an attitude, a tradition.
Recruiting analyst Tom Lemming of CBS Sports Network has just begun his annual coast-to-coast safaris to evaluate the top 2,000 high school players in the class of 2014.
1 Maine South (9-0)
Last Week (Ranked 1): Defeated Glenbrook South 35-14
Next Game: 8A Playoffs vs. Lane Tech
Plainfield North isn't old enough to have a football tradition. The eight-year-old school still seeking its first victory in the state playoff.