EHS, Cumberland, Newton Football Schedules Released


Published on June 23 2022 6:00 am
Last Updated on June 23 2022 6:33 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham, Cumberland and Newton high school football schedules have rolled out and are ready for fans to look over.

The Hearts have five home games this season with four on the road. EHS opens by playing host to Decatur St. Teresa on Friday, August 26 with a 7 p.m. game time.

EHS then hits the road to Mahomet-Seymour Sept. 2.

Other home games for the Hearts include Charleston Sept. 9 then back-to-back games Sept. 23 with Taylorville and Sept. 30 with Mount Zion, EHS finishes out its home games October 14 against Breese Mater Dei.

EHS will travel to Mattoon Sept. 16, Lincoln Oct. 7 and finish out regular season play at Highland Oct. 21.


Cumberland Schedule

Cumberland will open the season with back-to-back road games at Shelbyville August 26 and Tuscola September 2.

The Pirates will then play host to Sangamon Valley and celebrate Senior Night Sept. 9. Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond will travel to Cumberland Sept. 16.

Cumberland heads to Arcola Sept. 23 before hosting Villa Grove Sept. 30 and Tri-County Oct. 7. The Tri-County contest wiill be the homecoming game for the Pirates.

Cumberland is on the road to Argenta-Oreana Oct. 14 and will finish out regular season play at Cerro Gordo/Bement Oct. 21.


Newton Schedule

The Newton Eagles will have four home games this season and five on the road.

In the season-opener, Newton travels to Sullivan for a 7 p.m. contest.

The Eagles will open their home season Sept. 2 against Casey-Westfield.

Newton travels to Lawrenceville Sept. 9 and plays host to Red Hill (Bridgeport) Sept. 16.

Then there are back-to-back road games at Robinson Sept. 23 and at Mount Carmel Sept. 30.

Newton returns home Oct. 7 to host Marshall before traveling to Olney Oct. 14.

The Eagles will finish out regular season play with a home contest Oct. 21 against Paris.


Post-Season Schedule

The first round of the Illinois High School Association playoffs is scheduled for October 28. Second round games are November 4.

The quarterfinals of the State Playoffs is November 11 with the semifinals November 18 and the finals are slated for November 25.