Monday was the first official day of boys prep basketball practice in the state of Illinois.  Three Riverbend teams have brand new head coaches this season on the boys side:  (Alton) Eric , (C.M.) Doug Carey, & (EA/WR) Kyle Duncan. 

Roxana’s Mark Briggs and Marquette’s Steve Medford also held workouts on day one of the winter boys basketball season. 

New Redbirds boys head basketball coach Eric Smith talks about getting back to work in the gym:

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