Loyola Ramblers

Football: No. 5 Loyola airs it out, routs No. 17 Maine South

Don't look now, but Loyola may have more than one big-time receiver. Northwestern recruit Eric Eshoo can expect plenty of attention from opposing defense this fall. The Ramblers are fine with that, because it opens up more opportunities for receivers like Thomas Smart. That's how it played out on Friday night, when Smart caught 10 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns in No. 5 Loyola's 49-8 rout of No. 17 Maine South in Park Ridge. The Ramblers (2-0) broke it open with a 28-point second quarter and triggered a running clock early in the third. Emmett Clifford passed for 289 yards and four touchdowns, two each to Smart and Robert Sullivan. "He's just a freak...