The high school football season is starting a bit earlier this year. Normally, the first official day of practice is on a Wednesday but IHSA spokesman Matt Troha says it's being bumped up a couple of days.
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Teams will be allowed to hit the field next Monday, August 11th. The first games are played August 29th and state championship weekend is November 28th and 29th in Champaign.
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