Monday, November 19, 2018

"Simeon alumni, parents sue IHSA over ‘blatant cheating’ in loss to Nazareth" in high school football game

The complaint alleges that Richard Mercado, an IHSA football official and the parent of a Nazareth football player, influenced officials at the state playoff game between Simeon and Nazareth on Nov. 10.


According to the suit Mercado was standing on the sideline dressed as an official and spoke to the game officials before and during the game.