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Tonight concludes the 2014 regular season for high school football and several area teams will try to improve their seeding in the playoffs, while others will try to get that fifth win to qualify for the postseason, and others will put the bow in their 2014 campaigns.

Two such teams that conclude their 2014 season's and will miss the playoffs are Clinton and Cerro Gordo Bement.

 width=At 3-5, the Maroons will finish their season on the road at Sullivan tonight. The Redskins will look to finish one of their best season's in recent memory. They are at 7-1 and are looking to go to 8-1 and secure a good position for the playoffs. Tonight's game gets underway at 7 pm and can be heard on 92.3 FM WHOW and online at dewittdailynews.com.

 width=The Cerro Gordo Bement Broncos will conclude their season at Maroa-Forsyth. After a slow start, the Trojans are at 5-3 and are looking to improve their playoff seeding. The Broncos will miss the playoffs for the first time in four seasons under the Cerro Gordo, Bement and DeLand-Weldon merger. Tonight's game can be heard on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.

Also, tune in to coverage of the playoff seedings Saturday night at 7 pm on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com. Seedings will be released at 8 pm and we'll hear from coaches such as Maroa-Forsyth head coach Josh Jostes, LeRoy Head Coach BJ Zeleznik, Monticello Head Coach Cully Welter and many more.

Other games across the area tonight include...

Central Illinois

Decatur St. Teresa at Warrensburg-Latham
Central A & M at Shelbyville
Tuscola at Meridian

Heart of Illinois

Ridgeview at LeRoy
El Paso-Gridley at Heyworth
Flanagan-Cornell-Cornell-Woodland at Tremont
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Fisher
Lexington at Dee-Mack

Big Twelve

Bloomington at Champaign Central
Champaign Centennia at Normal West
Urbana at Danville

Central State Eight

Decatur MacArthur at Springfield Southeast
Jacksonville at Chatham Glenwood
Rochester at Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin
Springfield at Decatur Eisenhower
Springfield Lanphier at Lincoln

Mid-Illini

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

Non-Conference matchups in Week 9

Arcola at Oakland Tri-County
Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond at Toledo Cumberland
Bismarck-Henning at Villa Grove
Bloomington Central Catholic at Macomb
Cahokia at Normal U-High
Champaign St. Thomas More at Paxton-Buckley-Loda
Tri-Valley at Palestine
Dwight at Argenta-Oreana
Fairbury Prairie Central at St. Joseph-Ogden
Mahomet-Seymour at Effingham
Martinsville at Niantic Sangamon Valley
Monmouth-Roseville at Monticello
Normal Community at Olympia Fields
Oblong at Decatur LSA
Peoria Manual at Moline
Peoria Heights at Elmwood-Brimfield
Quincy at Peoria Richwoods
Rock Island vs. Peoria Notre Dame at Peoria Stadium
Olympia at Rantoul
Taylorville at Illinois Valley Central
Tolono Unity at Illini West

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