Illinois high school football rankings: Week 1

Illinois Top 10 rankings

Defending 8A champ Loyola Academy opens the season as the #1 team in the High School Football America Illinois Top 10.  The Ramblers will put that ranking to the test on Saturday when they play #4 Maine South.  MS is coming-off an impressive 44-13 win over Montini Catholic, which has won two state football titles in the last three years.

Another big game this weekend will be Saturday in East St. Louis where the Flyers will take-on Christian Brothers College, last year’s Missouri Class 6 runner-up.

High School Football America Illinois Top 10

#1 Loyola Academy 1-0

#2 Glenbard West 1-0

#3 Prairie Ridge 1-0

#4 Maine South 1-0

#5 Brother Rice 1-0

#6 Palatine 1-0

#7 Immaculate Conception 1-0

#8 Mt. Carmel (Chicago) 1-0

#9 Lincoln-Way East 1-0

#10 East St. Louis 1-0

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.