Success in Tier 2



In 2012, the Barbarians moved up from Tier 3 to Tier 2 after two consecutive state titles in Tier 3. That meant not only a higher level of competition week in and week out but also a move to a conference otherwise located entirely in the Chicago area. The Barbarians finished the season in a tie for first place with only one loss, earning the #3 seed in the Tier 2 playoffs before falling in the first round at home to eventual champion Lake Forest.

Photos (by J. R. White Photography)


5-2-1 ~ IYRA Tier 2 Third Place

In 2013, the Barbarians finished the regular season 3-1-1 with the only loss to eventual repeat state champion Lake Forest. A tie with Palatine was redeemed in the first round of the state playoffs before falling to top seed Fenwick. After a thrilling comeback victory over the Renegades 19-14, the Barbarians took 3rd place in IYRA Tier 2. Full Story

Photos (by J. R. White Photography)

2012 IYRA Tier 2 Third Place