Illinois High School Football Previews: East St. Louis & Althoff

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High school football in Illinois kicks off this Friday, August 26, 2016 and the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone will be there for you.

East St. Louis is ranked 4th in state in Class 6. The Flyers had their season end abruptly in 2015 due to a teacher's strike. The Flyers return a talented team including quarterback Ray Estes and wide receiver Jeff Thomas.

Althoff finished second in state last season with a 13-1 record. Their only loss coming in the championship game to Chicago Phillips. The Crusaders goal - to win that title game in 2016.