The Redbirds and Oilers won their 2013 football home openers Friday night in the Riverbend.

First, at Public School Stadium – Alton defeated Cahokia, 26-8.  The Redbirds are 1-and-1 on the year with the Southwestern Conference up next.  Alton visits O’Fallon the road in week three.

Alton head football coach Jeff :

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At East Alton-Wood River High School, the Oilers shutout Metro East Lutheran, 12-0 Friday night.  The Oilers improved to 1-and-1 on the year.  EA/WR plays at home again in week three against Trenton-Wesclin.

Oilers head football coach Joe :

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