High school football practice kicked off with helmets only on Monday around the state of Illinois.  The football workouts now add shoulder pads for a couple of days.  

Meanwhile, the other fall sports begin workouts today (Wednesday) around the state including:

Boys soccer

Girls volleyball

Girls tennis


Cross country




Roxana girls volleyball head coach Mike says his Shells are ready to hit the court:

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McKinney is getting ready for his 21st year as head volleyball coach at Roxana H.S.  His first year as Shells head volleyball coach was 1995.  His Lady Shells have won 80 matches over the last four years:

2014 - 19 wins 

2013 - 24 (including a regional title)

2012 - 19

2011 - 18