Follow along every day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason large-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 29.
EAST ST. LOUIS — If the East St. Louis football team finds itself playing for a state championship this season, it'll be a throwback.
Graduation took more than 3,000 passing yards, 2,000 rushing yards and 73 total touchdowns. The defense lost more than 300 tackles, 34 sacks and 15 interceptions.
Last year, Ladue went 15-0 as it won at Webb City in a semifinal and then claimed the first football state championship in school history with a 48-11 win over MICDS.
Edwardsville spent the offseason preparing for its opponents to stack the line of scrimmage in an effort to muzzle its rushing attack
WELDON SPRING — Gideon Niboh has a personal relationship with speed. On the football field, the Francis Howell football team's standout senior…