After two hours of waiting out severe thunderstorms last Friday, the Clinton Maroons and Fithian Oakwood-Armstrong-Potomac played a very late football game before the Maroons were able to come away with a 22-20 victory on the road.
Tonight the Maroons make another long road trip to Shelbyville to play their inaugural game in the Central Illinois Conference. At 1-1, the Maroons are looking to get to an elusive fifth victory, which would qualify them for postseason play, something the Maroons haven't accomplished under John Hayden.
The high powered 2-0 Shelbyville Rams come in with dominating wins over Pawnee (47-12) and Rantoul (56-20). Shelbyville was just 3-6 last year and a victory tonight would match their win total from last year after just three games.
Game time tonight is set for 7 pm. Hear all the action starting on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM WHOW and streamed live online at dewittdailynews.com. After dusk, the game will be on WHOW's repeater, 92.3 FM.
The Cerro-Gordo Bement Broncos are coming off a couple early season losses and are looking to right the ship tonight.
So far, the 0-2 Broncos have lost in overtime, 21-20, to Oakland Tri-County then had a heartbreaking loss to Pawnee in week two, 26-24. Tonight, the Broncos play their first home game as Toledo Cumberland comes to town for a 7 pm kickoff.
Starting tonight, you can catch all the action of Cerro-Gordo Bement football games on 95.9 FM WEZC and streamed live online at dewittdailynews.com. Game time tonight is set for 7 pm.
Other games across the area for Week 3....
Decatur St. Teresa vs. Central A & M
Tuscola at Sullivan-Okaw Valley
Warrensburg.-Latham at Meridian
Champaign Central at Urbana
Danville at Champaign Centennial
Normal West at Normal Community
Central State Eight
Chatham Glenwood at Springfield Southeast
Decatur Eisenhower at Decatur MacArthur (Sat.)
Jacksonville at Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin
Springfield at Lincoln
Springfield Lanphier at Rochester
Bloomington Central Catholic at Eureka
Chillicothe Illinois Valley Central at Normal U-High
Prairie Central at Pontiac
Mahomet-Seymour at Olympia
Heart of Illinois
Downs Tri-Valley vs. Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland] at Woodland High School
El Paso-Gridley at Ridgeview
Fisher at Fieldcrest
Lexington at LeRoy
Tremont at Dee-Mack
Non-Conference games tonight...
Arcola at Palestine
Champaign St. Thomas More at Argenta-Oreana
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Tolono Unity
LaSalle-Peru at Bloomington
Maroa-Forsyth at Heyworth
Moline at Peoria Richwoods
Monticello at Clifton Central
Oblong at Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond
Peoria Manual at Peoria
Peoria Notre Dame vs. Rock Island Alleman at Augustana College
Rantoul at Taylorville
St. Joseph-Ogden at Monmouth-Roseville (Sat.)
Villa Grove-Heritage at Decatur Lutheran