The high school football season is nearly upon us. Illinois High School football will see it’s first game of the season one month from tonight, on August 24th. The Vandals will open their 2018 campaign at home as they will host Gillespie. The Vandals are coming off an 8-4 season that included playoff wins over Fairfield and Greenville, and saw the Vandals play in the 3rd round of the playoffs for the first time ever. Practice will officially open on August 6th.