In the latest episode of the Herald & Review Outside the Box podcast, deputy sports editor Justin Conn, sports reporter Joey Wagner and sports reporter Matthew Flaten discuss the quarterfinal round of the IHSA football playoffs.
The H&R area still has teams in the postseason across four classes, including three in Class 2A. The marquee 2A game this week is Tuscola at Maroa-Forsyth. St. Teresa hosts Downs Tri-Valley in the other quarterfinal game of the south bracket. Argenta-Oreana and Central A&M will get a playoff rematch in Class 1A in Moweaqua, Monticello is still on fire in Class 3A and Effingham and Taylorville each face stiff tests in Class 4A.
The sports staff also talks about St. Teresa volleyball, which will play in the Class 1A state semifinals on Friday.