The East Alton-Wood River Oilers will have a rematch with the Carlinville Cavaliers in the first round of the Class 3A IHSA state football playoffs here in 2017.  The 7-and-2 Oilers travel to Carlinville Friday night to battle the 8-and-1 Cavaliers.  Game time 7 pm. 


It's the second year in a row that the Oilers have drawn a first round playoff game at Carlinville.  The Cavies crushed the Oilers in the first round of the 2016 playoffs, 76-19. 


>>EA/WR went to the playoffs six times in an eight year span under Coach Gary Carter from 1999-2006. 


Oilers 3rd year head football coach Garry Herron: