HARDIN – Hardin-Calhoun has been working to rebuild under a dedicated coaching staff and return the team to the type of team it was back in the 1990s.
The Warriors took a major step in that rebuilding process on Friday, slipping by Concord-Triopia, always a stellar team, 34-28.
EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville’s Tigers replaced a lot of players on offense and defense going into Friday’s football opener against Quincy, but came out flexing their arms with a new cast and triumphed over the Blue Devils 34-9.
Edwardsville dominated Quincy most of the game, taking a...
HILLSBORO - Southwestern's football team played Hillsboro as tough as they could Friday night, bowing by only seven points, 29-22 on the road.
Southwestern was down 21-6 at the half, but speedster Michael Nolte returned the second half kickoff for an 80-yard touchdown.
The Piasa Birds then recorded...
FRIDAY'S FOOTBALL SCORES
Rock Island 34, Alton 6
Edwardsville 34, Quincy 9
Granite City 49, Jersey 30
Bunker Hill 28, Metro East Lutheran-Madison 0
Columbia 49, East Alton-Wood River 0
Hillsboro 29, Piasa Southwestern 22
Carlinville 48, Roxana 24
Brown County 26, Carrollton 14
GRANITE CITY – One or two plays can often turn a football game around.
Granite City knows that well as the Warriors built momentum from a late first-half touchdown from Brandon Bettag – one of three he scored in the game – then got another touchdown early in the second half from Bettag...
MOUNT STERLING - Two plays into his first career start at quarterback, Wade Prough couldn’t have dreamed a better beginning. He completed an 18-yard pass and then threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Alex Bowker for a quick 6-0 Hawks lead.
“I was on top of the world,” Prough said.
ALTON - The Rock Island High School Rocks were too much for the Alton High School Redbirds football team at both team's opening game Friday at Public School Stadium in Alton.
In the season opener, Alton began the night with a high moral; plenty of fans in the “Bird’s Nest” section...
ROXANA - In the season opener against the Carlinville High School Cavaliers, the Roxana Sr. High School Shells football team fell short of a victory at the game beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28 at Charles Raich Field.
The Cavaliers gained an early point advantage when they scored their first...