Take a look at Saturday night's area prep highlights.
Week 3 of the high school football season is here.
After giving up more than 30 points in each of their first two weeks, the Bulldogs defense carried the team to its first win of the season.
See how our area teams performed during Week 3 of the high school football season.
See where all of our area teams landed on their conference standings after Week 3.
Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters, with four teams in The News-Gazette coverage area among the top 10 teams in their respective class.
NATHAN HARMAN might have graduated just before Monticello football won its first state title last November, but the Northern Illinois redshirt freshman still is making an impact on the gridiron:
Less than 24 hours removed from the instant classic — a 45-42 road victory for Tuscola on Friday night over Arcola — neither team could find a negative word to say about the other
After suffering a 96-14 home loss to Big 12 foe Peoria in Week 1, Centennial returns to the turf at Tommy Stewart Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday against Unit 4 rival Champaign Central.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley remains atop The Associated Press' Class 2A high school football poll, which was released Wednesday afternoon along with rankings for the other seven classes.
More than 70 area high school students worked alongside N-G Media engineer Ed Bond to produce 10-second promotions for local programming, from “Penny For Your Thoughts” to “ServPro Prep Football Confidential.” They sounded terrific.
The Spartans (1-0, 1-0 Illini Prairie) have their man in Jarrett Stevenson, who during Friday’s second quarter dragged a Sabers defender several yards en route to a 17-yard paydirt plunge.