Football

Vernon Hills Cougar Football

"Attitude & Effort"

2021 {Spring} CSL NORTH CHAMPIONS

Team Before First Game

Program News

Varsity and Sophomore Camps:

  • June 21 - June 25 (M-F); 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • July 12 - July 29 (M-Th); 8:00 am - 10:00 am

7 on 7 / Linemen Challenge

  • CSL 7 on 7; Tuesday, July 13;  Location and Time, TBD
  • CSL Linemen Challenge; Friday, July 16;  Glenbrook North HS;  Time TBD

Freshman Football Information

  • TBA, 2021

Season Kicks off Monday, August 9, 2021
All players must have their physicals on file with the Athletic Department prior to August 9th, in order to practice on the first day.

See Below for Important Info and Dates

Info about Frosh Varsity/JV
Coach Contact Coach Cortez Coach Bellecomo
First Practice Wednesday March 3rd Wednesday March 3rd
Intrasquad Scrimmage NA NA
First Game

Saturday, March 20
@ Niles North, 11:00 am

Saturday, March 20
@ Niles North 1:00 pm

2021 Vernon Hills Cougars Football Schedule

  • 8/27/21: Home: Grayslake North: 7:00 pm
  • 9/3/21: Home: Waukegan: 7:30 pm [Senior Night]
  • 9/10/21: Home: Elk Grove: 7:30 pm
  • 9/17/21: Away: Hoffman Estates: TBD
  • 9/24/21: Away: Deerfield: 7:30 pm
  • 10/1/21: Home: Maine West: 7:30 pm
  • 10/8/21: Home: Niles North: 7:30 pm [Homecoming]
  • 10/15/21: Home: Highland Park: 7:30 pm
  • 10/22/21: Away: Maine East: 7:00 pm
  • 10/29-30/21: IHSA Playoffs, 1st Round
  • 11/6/21: IHSA Playoffs, 2nd Round
  • 11/13/21: IHSA Playoffs, Quarterfinals
  • 11/20/21: IHSA Playoffs, Semifinals
  • 11/27/21: 6A State Championship Game

Go Cougars!!

"Cougar Way"

  • 90% or better in off-season workouts
  •  Academic success
  •  Strong character 
  •  Community service
  •  Attendance at team functions