We are one week away from the opening of high school football in Illinois and many schools will be holding public scrimmage nights tonight or tomorrow:


The Alton Redbirds will hold its Fall Sports Kick-off night at Public School Stadium.  The evening starts at 5pm with a volleyball scrimmage in the gym, then a soccer scrimmage on the field to follow.  The Marching 100 will perform and then the football team will close out the night.


East Alton Wood River has the Maroon and Gold games.  Volleyball starts at 5pm, followed by soccer at 630, then introduction for fall athletes at 7:15, followed by the football team scrimmage around 7:45.


Civic Memorial also has the Purple and Gold night tonight featuring the volleyball and football teams.  The purple and gold game will take place in the gym starting at 5pm.  At 6:30, football festivities begin on Hauser Field with the Freshman and Sophomore players, and the varsity kick off at 7:30.


Marquette has it’s back to school Blue vs Gray game on Saturday night at Public School Stadium with festivities starting at 5:30.   The night will feature football, soccer, cheerleading and dance teams.