ROCKFORD Ill. (WTVO/WQRF)–Several local high school football players and two coaches have been selected to participate in the annual Illinois Coaches Association Shrine game next summer.
The event will be held June 18, 2022 at Tucci Stadium on the campus of Ilinois Wesleyan University at 11 a.m. The game is hosted by the Illinois Coaches Association and the Peoria, Illinois chapter of Shriners International to benefit Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Graduating seniors have been divided up into a Red Team and a Blue Team. Freeport head coach Anthony Dedmond has been selected for the coaching staff for the Red Team. Rockford East head coach Gary Griffin will be on the coaching staff for the Blue Team.
Following are the local players who have been selected to partcipate:
OL-Evan England-Rockford East
OL-Bradley Knepper-South Beloit
LB-Aaron Winters-Belvidere North