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The Public League has announced second-round pairings for its football playoffs:

Orr receives a bye

Dunbar vs. Harper at Gately, 3:30 p.m. Friday

Curie vs. Hubbard at Gately, 7 p.m. Friday

Three Illini Conference teams (Simeon, Morgan Park and Robeson) have advanced to the second round of the IHSA playoffs. If they lose in the state playoffs, they may be eligible to slide into the Public League playoff bracket.

Catholic League playoffs to start

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The road to the Prep Bowl for the Catholic League begins this week when Leo travels to St. Laurence Friday night. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.

The Catholic League title game will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at Toyota Park, with the winner advancing to the Prep Bowl at Soldier Field on Friday, Nov. 26.

From a Rush release ...

The Chicago Rush signed wide receiver Freddie Barnes for the 2011 season. Barnes, who attended Homewood-Flossmoor, where he played football and basketball, set an NCAA record with 155 receptions his senior year at Bowling Green.

"Freddie is a hard worker with NFL talent," head coach Bob McMillen described. "His speed and toughness will make him a nightmare for defenses next year."

Barnes finished the 2009 season at Bowling Green with 155 catches for 1,770 yards and 16 touchdowns. His record breaking season earned him All-American accolades, and a spot as a Biletnikoff award finalist.

Barnes was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Bears on April 24 before being released on September 3.

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