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Coach Roosevelt Norfleet got an impromptu shower after the Trojans beat then-No. 1 in Class 4A Bishop Dwenger 27-23 on Aug. 22, 2003. The victory was Elmhurst's first in 65 games.

South Side hires football coach

South Side High School has hired ex-Elmhurst coach Roosevelt Norfleet as its new football coach, athletic director Tim Burton confirmed Saturday.“We think he will not only be a fine coach but a good role model for our student athletes,” Burton wrote in a text message.Norfleet will replace Eddie Fields, who resigned after the season.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.