If you needed any more proof that high school football is becoming a year-round sport, all you needed to do was spend some time at the Canlan Sportsplex in Lake Barrington on Sunday.

The 7-on-7 event has also seen increased growth on the high school team level. The All American Passing 7-on-7 League will feature over 80 teams this spring and could surpass 100 teams by April 1. This group runs passing leagues from the high school and grade school level and has games played at three separate locations in the north and west suburbs. The high school-aged leagues play only on Sundays to allow athletes in various spring sports to compete.

So what's the appeal of 7-on-7 for players?  read more >>