Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference

The mission of the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference is to promote sportsmanship, integrity, safety and the teaching of fundamental life skills by enriching the educational experience through competitive extra-curricular activities.





Athletic Calendar

Officials Evaluation Report

Contact Information


Hall of Fame

Information on Concussions


Boys Basketball

(Click link above for information)


Tournament Information






Member Schools:

(Click on school name for website)


Elm School

Giles School

Hester School

Leigh School

Lincoln School

Mannheim School

Pennoyer School

Rhodes School

River Grove School

Rosemont School

Union Ridge School





Welcome to the website of the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference.  The conference is made up of 11 Jr. High/Middle schools that compete in the following sports/activities: girls’ softball, boys’ softball, cross-country, girls’ volleyball, boys’ soccer, boys’ basketball, cheerleading, girls’ basketball, scholastic bowl, boys’ volleyball and girls’ soccer.


I invite you to use this website as a tool for up-to-date information regarding the conference sports or expanding your knowledge in coaching administration and/or coaching philosophy as well as sportsmanship.


Sincerely yours,


Bob Biedke



Serving the school communities of Elmwood Park, Franklin Park, Harwood Heights, Melrose Park, Norridge, River Grove, Rosemont and Schiller Park.