Thousands of students have been excluded from school across northern Illinois this year because they sat on the bus, at lunch or in a classroom next to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.The reason makes sense: To limit the spread of COVID-19 in schools.

St. Bede trailed by 12 points in the second half before rallying to beat rival Hall 15-12 on Friday to improve to 6-2.

Morris beats L-P 31-7 to improve to 8-0 on the season. L-P falls to 5-3.

The Mendota Trojans tops the Serena Huskers 5-1 to win the Class 1A Regional title on Friday Oct. 15, 2021. Mendota improves it's record to 21-0 and will advance to the Class 1A Sectional in Chillicothe on Tuesday.