This week's cover - Friday night lights

Some 240 Falcon football players, 40 football coaches, 100 cheerleaders and 15 cheer coaches were at Dickinson Field Friday for Falcon Night at Hinsdale Central High School. "It is the event all of the Falcon players and parents look forward to every year," Falcon Football board member Kay Sharples said. Central also hosted its annual Salute to Service Friday night. For photos of that event, turn to Page 5. For more on all that goes into hosting a football game, turn to the sports feature story on Page 50. (Jim Slonoff photo)