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General Schofield stands his ground against Schaumburg Falcons helps Beach Park Bears w18-0. | SPECIAL TO SUN-TIMES MEDIA

General Schofield stands his ground against the Schaumburg Falcons, and helps the Beach Park Bears win 18-0. | SPECIAL TO SUN-TIMES MEDIA

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LAST WEEKEND’S RESULTS (Week 1 of season)

Pac-10 Blue No. 1 — beat Schaumburg 18-0

Pac-10 Blue No. 2 — beat Palatine 19-7

Pac-10 Orange — beat Schaumburg 26-7

Varsity/Heavyweights — beat Elk Grove 26-0

Big 10 Green — beat Streamwood 21-0

Big 10 Orange — lost to Arlington Heights in overtime

Big 10 Red — beat Schaumburg 28-14

THIS WEEK’S GAMES (Week 2 of season)

(Home games at Murphy School on Wadsworth Road)

Sat., 8 a.m. — Big Ten Green plays at home

Sat., 9:30 a.m. — Pac-10 Blue No. 2 plays at home

Sat., 11 a.m. — Pac-10 Orange plays at home

Sat., 1 p.m. — Big Ten Orange plays at home

Sat., 3 p.m. — Big Ten Red plays at home

Sat., 4 p.m. — Pac-10 Blue No. 1 play at Mt. Prospect

Sat., 6:30 p.m. — Varsity/Heavyweights play at Palatine

Updated: November 3, 2012 2:02AM

The Beach Park Bears youth football program started its 2012 North West Youth Football League season on a positive note, winning six of seven games at various age/experience levels.

In the main event, the Varsity/Heavyweight Bears blanked Elk Grove 26-0.

This coming Saturday, teams from Arlington Heights, Schaumburg and Streamwood will come to Beach Park for games at Murphy School.

The Bears are a non-profit organization that has seven football teams and three cheerleading squads for boys and girls age 5-14. Players and cheerers come from Beach Park, and also from surrounding communities.

Other members of the NWYFL include Arlington Heights, Elk Grove, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Schaumburg, and Streamwood.

For more information on the Bears, contact

The NWYFL uses colors to separate divisions instead of “weight” classes like middleweight, featherweight, lightweight, etc.

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