Who's No. 1? News-Democrat high school football rankings

September 2, 2013 

Rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff (first-place votes in parentheses):

Rank Team W-L

1. East St. Louis (6) 1-0

2. Edwardsville (1) 1-0

3. O'Fallon 1-0

4. Belleville West 1-0

5. (tie) Highland 1-0

5. Belleville East 1-0

Also receiving votes: Granite City (1-0); Mascoutah (1-0); Cahokia (0-1); Triad (0-1); Collinsville (0-1);

Small-School Football Rankings (Class 1A-4A)

Rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff (first-place votes in parentheses; records from 2012):

Rank Team W-L

1. Columbia (5) 1-0

2. Althoff (1) 1-0

3. Mater Dei (1) 1-0

4. Waterloo 1-0

5. Civic Memorial 1-0

Also receiving votes: Carlyle (1-0); Sparta (1-0); Freeburg (1-0); Dupo (0-1); Central (0-1)

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