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>> Maroons Look To Bounce Back Versus Shelbyville

The Clinton Maroons look to bounce back from a 40-12 loss at the hands of the Monticello Sages last Friday. The Maroons trailed 21-0 heading into halftime, however two touchdowns in the opening minutes of the second half brought them within a 21-12 score. That was all the closer the Maroons would get as the Sages outlasted the Maroons late for the win. Clinton enters play tonight 1-4 and 0-1 in Okaw Valley Black Action. They'll play host to a 3-2 Shelbyville team who is 35-14 win at Decatur St. Teresa, and has won 3 straight. Game time tonight is 7 pm and you can hear the action on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM WHOW and also live online at dewittdailynews.com.

>>Sages Travel To Sullivan

The Monticello Sages look to improve on their 4-1 mark tonight as they head into Sullivan to take on a 1-4 Redskin team that is coming off a 49-20 loss at the hands of the Unity Rockets last Friday. It's homecoming week for the Redskins. The Sages beat the Maroons last Friday 40-12 behind the 95 yards apiece on the ground from Ryan Donahue and Dylan Knisely. The Sages are 1-0 in Okaw Valley Black action and Sullivan is 0-1.

Other week 6 action around the area....

Okaw Valley (Black)
Tolono Unity at Decatur St. Teresa

Okaw Valley (Blue)
Maroa-Forsyth at Argenta-Oreana)
Central A & M at Tuscola
Warrensburg-Latham at Meridian

Little Okaw Valley
Cerro Gordo at Villa Grove
Martinsville vs. Heritage East Central
Oakland Tri-County vs. Arthur-Lovington

Mattoon at Salem
Mt. Zion at Charleston
Paris at Effingham

Big Twelve
Bloomington (H.S.) at Champaign (Centennial)
Decatur MacArthur at Danville
Normal Community West at Urbana
Normal Community at Decatur Eisenhower

Central State Eight
Chatham Glenwood at Rochester
Jacksonville vs. Springfield at Memorial Stadium
Lincoln at Taylorville
Springfield Southeast at Springfield Lanphier (Sat.)

Corn Belt
Bloomington Central Catholic at Rantoul
Prairie Central at Eureka
Normal U-High at Pontiac
Olympia at Mahomet-Seymour

Heart of Illinois
Tri-Valley at Lexington
El Paso-Gridley at Tremont
Blue Ridge at LeRoy
Fisher at Flanagan-Cornell
Heyworth at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
Dee-Mack atFieldcrest

Dunlap at Canton
East Peoria at Limestone
Morton at Washington
Pekin at Metamora

Sangamon Valley
Champaign St. Thomas More at St. Joseph-Ogden
Momence at Iroquois West
Paxton-Buckley-Loda at Clifton Central

Non-Conference games for tonight...
Champaign Central at Chicago Marian
Ridgeview at Watseka
Indianapolis Cathedral at Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin

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