Keshon Young had a career game for the Alton football team on Friday night.
The Panthers scored 28 first quarter points and never looked back in beating host Granite City.
With three teams in the STLhighschoolsports.com area large-schools top 10, it's fair to say the Southwestern Conference is the area's top football conference, at least this year.
A three-day wait to play its second game of the season was definitely not worthwhile for the Granite City football team.
The Granite City football team took a big step forward in 2011, but coach Carl Luehmann hopes it leads to a longer journey this year.
Opponents of the Triad football team know the Knights are going to run the ball most of the time.
ST. LOUIS • The Belleville East game plan Friday night was simple: Stop Granite City standout running back Kaprix Sloan.
GRANITE CITY • Whether he lines up behind center or splits out wide, Perry Grimes makes the Granite City offense better.
Quinton Jackson, 19, was charged Friday with first-degree murder, attempted robbery and armed criminal action in the fatal shooting Feb. 13 of Lawrence Valiant.
Quinton Jackson, in a mugshot provided by Ferguson police.
Lawrence Valient was killed in a botched robbery, authorities said.