League Preview

Posted On: 11/16/18 7:48 AM

Photo Courtesy of the Edwardsville Intelligencer.


As we finish off our  previews of the Mississippi Valley Conference I will predict the results of the upcoming season.

In review, Edwardsville went undefeated in the conference last year. The final standings for last year were:

  1. 1. Edwardsville 14-0
  2. 2. O’Fallon 11-3.
  3. 3. Belleville East 11-3
  4. 4. East St Louis 6-8
  5. 5. Collinsville 6-8
  6. 6. Alton 4-10
  7. 7. Belleville West 4-10
  8. 8. Granite City 0-14

This year of course to start with, Granite City is no longer in the conference. With the remaining 7 teams it should look very similar to last year with the same teams at the top and the same teams at the botttom. I think after their year  end run last year East St Louis is on the rise and should be able to contend. Here are my predictions:

  • To be the man you have to beat the man. Or in this case, woman. Edwardsville has been in control of this conference for years. Every time it appears that they may be down they figure out a way. I cannot pick against Lori Blade and her Lady Tigers until somebody proves it to me. While

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