The Monroe City Panthers will have a chance to play on the high school gridiron this "Football Friday Night" after lining up an opponent earlier today to replace the Indians of Clark County who have players and coaches in quarantine. We'll have the story regarding who (5-2) MCHS will be facing in less than 48 hours.
In the college ranks, Quincy University's football team will return to the gridiron on Thursday for their first practice session in preparation for the upcoming spring season. The Hawks will conduct their workouts on the turf in two sessions at QU stadium. One group, consisting of no more than of 50 players, will start drills at 6:00 pm. A second group will start their practice session at 7:30 pm. The team will be working in smaller groups than usual to stay in compliance with current GLVC and NCAA COVID-19 health and safety concerns. Recently QU head coach Gary Bass shared a few thoughts on how recruiting would be effected this season with all the scheduling changes set to take place. We'll have details.
The Class 2 District 5 Softball Tournament is now underway in the "Show Me State.". Post-season games are taking place at the Lions Club Field in Monroe City this year. Van Far and Palmyra squared off in the tournament opener. We'll have highlights from the prep dirt featuring the sixth-seeded Lady Indians and the third-seeded Lady Panthers.