C.J. Hickey had a memorable 2021 season opener for Princeton, rambling for 114 yards (7.6 ypc) to help propel the Tigers to a 48-7 victory over Rockridge. He took a helmet to the knee near the end of the first half and would miss most of the rest of the season.

Monday, Aug. 8 has been circled on the calendar for football players and coaches alike across the state of Illinois. It’s the first day of the fall practices and Bureau County teams will be getting ready for some football.