BLOOMINGTON – Edwardsville's IHSA Class 8A quarterfinal game against Minooka will be played late Saturday afternoon at Tiger Stadium.
The 8-3 Tigers will meet the 9-2 Indians at 4 p.m. Saturday for a berth in the playoff semifinals; the winner will meet the winner of the quarterfinal game between Wilmette Loyola Academy and Chicago Marist, with that game kicking off at 7 p.m. Saturday at Marist.
Edwardsville advanced to the quarterfinals with a 38-35 win Saturday at Palatine, while Minooka eliminated Barrington 41-34 in overtime last Friday to advance.
In Class 1A, Carrollton (10-1), who eliminated Camp Point Central 20-18 at home last week, will head to east-central Illinois to meet top-seeded Tuscola at 2 p.m. Saturday; the Warriors moved into the quarters via a 50-13 win over Brown County last week. The winner of that game will meet the Athens-Bridgeport Red Hill winner in the semifinals; the Athens-Red Hill game kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The Class 8A final is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb; the Class 1A final will be played at 10 a.m. Nov. 24, also in DeKalb.
Feeney, 56, is a native of Granite City and graduated from Granite City South in 1978. He was a part-time writer for the old Granite City Journal from 1979-84 before attending Eastern Illinois University in Charleston,
from which he earned his BA in journalism in 1988. He has worked for newspapers in Sikeston, Mo., Rocky Mount, N.C., Seneca, S.C. and in Charleston-Mattoon. He also worked for the old St. Clair County Suburban