Quick Strike Moves W. Aurora against Libertyville
Leusch, John, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer
Every time the Libertyville offense seemed on the verge of reaching the end zone in the first half Friday at West Aurora, a key penalty or turnover would end the threat.
Then, all of a sudden, with 14 seconds left in the first quarter, West Aurora's Dan Cooper fired an 83-yard touchdown strike to Craig Miller.
Not only was it the Blackhawks' first first down of the night, but it sparked the hosts' offense in a 21-7 triumph over the visiting Wildcats.
Cooper went on to complete 9-of-16 passes for 175 yards as the Blackhawks (2-1) won for the second straight week.
"That first touchdown gave us …
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Publication information: Article title: Quick Strike Moves W. Aurora against Libertyville. Contributors: Leusch, John - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 14, 1996. Page number: 8. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.