The Gillespie High School football team continued its community service in the Ben-Gil area in addition to preparing for the upcoming season that begins August 24 in Vandalia. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Friday, August 31 when they host Carlinville.
Most recently, the team picked up trash at the Dorchester Homecoming Picnic on Saturday and Sunday mornings and visited with residents at Heritage Health Gillespie on Wednesday. Previously, the team marked veteran’s graves in Benld City Cemetary with flags for Memorial Day.
Jake Bilbruck is the head coach for the Miners with assistance by Casey Sholtis, Jarrod Herron, Jack Burns, Randy Redmon, Matt Brown, Logan Knoche, Nate Henrichs, Eric Lancaster, and Don Dobrino.