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the perfect 10
Staff writer Tony Bleill breaks down the best our state has to offer:
Why Illinois high school football is cool
For the sixth consecutive year, we polled area high school football players on their likes and dislikes on and off the field. We have learned that area football players are as evenly divided on who should run the country as the rest of the nation. We also learned that hard rock reigns supreme in the locker room. This year’s pollsters were Unity’s Tyler Bates, Tuscola’s Zach Bosch, St. Joseph-Ogden’s Vaughn Duitsman, Mahomet-Seymour’s Ethan King, Champaign Central’s Edwind McGhee, Salt Fork’s Cody Nicholson, Urbana’s Shagun Pradhan, Centennial’s Joe Schilling, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s Tyler Smith and St. Thomas More’s Carson Woodworth.
Friday nights remain one of the highlights of the high school athletic scene
For the sixth consecutive year, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner contacted every football coach from conferences in our area for their thoughts on the upcoming season. Here they are, league by league: