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Unity at St. Joseph-Ogden football highlights

Video highlights from a prep football game between Unity and St. Joseph-Ogden, with postgame reaction from Spartans coach Shawn Skinner and Rockets coach Scott Hamilton.

Colin Likas' Helmet Stickers: Week 4 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest edition of Helmet Stickers honors athletes from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, Oakwood, Argenta-Oreana, Watseka and St. Joseph-Ogden.

Spartans make quick work of rivals to stay perfect

ST. JOSEPH — Shawn Skinner has no interest in dwelling on the past.

Yes, his St. Joseph-Ogden football team watched a 26-year postseason qualification streak end the campaign prior — in part because of a 41-0 loss at the hands of Unity.

That's a wrap: Week 4 prep football roundup

Danville 33, Centennial 14

Prep football standings: Week 4

8-MAN LEAGUE

CONF. ALL

Milford/CP 2 0 2 0

Lake Forest Acad. 2 1 2 1

Alden-Hebron 1 0 2 0

Ill. School for Deaf 0 1 0 1

Rock. Christ. Life 0 1 0 3

Judah Christian 0 2 0 3

NEXT WEEK'S GAME

Milford/CP at Judah Christian

APOLLO

CONF. ALL

Taylorville 3 0 4 0

HS Football: St. Teresa at Tuscola

St. Teresa and Tuscola during a high school football game at Tuscola High School on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

HS Football: SJ-O vs. Unity

St. Joseph-Ogden vs. Unity in a prep football game at St. Joseph-Ogden High School on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

Falcons' Nathan Garard is planning ahead

GIBSON CITY — Nathan Garard has felt the pressure of playing in a state championship game.

The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley starting quarterback helped engineer the Falcons' run to a Class 2A state title last November.

Week 4 prep football storylines: It's make or break time

1 The Unity football program is in uncharted territory with Scott Hamilton in charge of the Rockets.Unity had never lost its first three games under Hamilton, who took over the program in 1994.

Until now. The Rockets (0-3) will try to end their slide 7 p.m. Friday at Illini Prairie Conference rival St. Joseph-Ogden (3-0).

Prep football statistical leaders: September 13, 2018

RUSHING LEADERS

Player,School Att Yds TD AVG

Hopkins, Arcola 67 517 7 7.7

Colvin, SJ-O 78 513 7 6.6

Grubb, Oakwd 65 480 6 7.5

T. Wilson, Fisher 99 467 8 4.7

W. Steidinger, PrCntrl 25 403 8 16.1

Lahey, BH/RA 56 374 5 6.7

Kerns, PrCntrl 62 366 1 5.9

T. Jones, PBL 44 343 3 7.8