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The 2017 football season is in high gear and week # 5 has some excellent match-ups. Looks like it's gonna be a great night for high school football around the Stateline.

HERE IS THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEKEND

(All games are Friday night, unless noted otherwise)

NIC 10

  • Belvidere at Auburn
  • Harlem at Boylan
  • Rockford East at Guilford
  • Jefferson at Freeport
  • Hononegah at Belvidere North

Big Northern

  • Genoa-Kingston at Stillman Valley
  • Mendota at Rockford Lutheran
  • Oregon at Winnebago
  • Rock Falls at Byron
  • Rockford-Christian at North Boone

Northwest Upstate Illini

  • Amboy-LaMoille at East Dubuque
  • Dakota at Pecatonica
  • Galena at West Carroll
  • Lena -Winslow at E.P.C.
  • River Ridge at Stockton
  • Orangeville at Milledgeville
  • Warren at Polo

Northeastern Athletic

  • Mooseheart at South Beloit
  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (Rockford) at Kirkland-Hiawatha

Additional Games

  • Rockford Christian Life at Abundant Life (Saturday Game)
  • Freeport-Aquin at Forreston
  • Crystal Lake Central at Hampshire
  • Crystal Lake South at Dundee-Crown
  • McHenry at Jacobs
  • Harvard at Marengo
  • Johnsburg at Burlington Central
  • Richmond-Burton at Woodstock North
  • Geneseo at Sterling
  • Ottawa at Rochelle
  • Kaneland at DeKalb
  • Ashton-Franklin Center at River Valley Coop
  • Dixon at Woodstock
  • LaSalle-Peru at Sycamore

(Source: IHSA)

Good luck to all the local football teams!