Head Coach Derek Spates and the Generals come into the CS8 confident, knowing they will compete with the best from the start.
Former Illini standout Brit Miller joins 1st year head coach Drew Wagers staff and has the Panthers moving fast, moving hard, and thinking positive in their inaugural CS8 season.
Jake Hunt and an experienced offense look to lead the Pretzels to their first playoff win in 10 years.
Pawnee is headed back to the Prairie State Conference where they think they can compete at a higher level against like-sized schools.
The Hawks look to return to relavance in the Sangamo this season as second year head coach John Hambleton gains his footing.
Springfield High hopes to bounce back from a disappointing 2013, but it won't be easy with a pair of state champions on the schedule for the first two weeks.