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Sacred Heart-Griffin Names Football Stadium in Honor of Head Coach Ken Leonard

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Prior to its game against Springfield Southeast on Friday, September 29, 2017, Sacred Heart-Griffin High School surprised legendary head football coach Ken Leonard by announcing that the Cyclones home field will now be known Ken Leonard Field.

Leonard has led Sacred Heart-Griffin to the IHSA state championship game eight times in his career, including winning five state titles.

For more on the memorable night and field dedication, read the Springfield State Journal-Register’s account by clicking here.

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