WAND Two-a-Days: Arcola Purple Riders

Ben Crane runs the ball during an Arcola practice.

WAND Two-a-Days are here! Join the sports team as they visit as many football training camps as possible leading up to Week 1 of the Friday Frenzy on August 30!

Each evening during the 6 and 10 p.m. broadcasts Gordon Voit, Mark Pearson and Orlando Toatley bring you season previews of two teams.

[VIDEO: ARCOLA READY FOR A BIG SEASON AFTER RETURNING 20 OF 22 STARTERS]

Arcola Purple Riders

Last year: 8-3 (Class 1A playoffs)

Week 1 opponent: @ Argenta-Oreana

Interviews: head coach Nick Lindsey (third year, 15-6) and senior wide receiver/corner Ben Crane

Tuesday, August 13:

MacArthur

Eisenhower

Wednesday, August 14:

Maroa-Forsyth

Mt. Zion

Thursday, August 15:

St. Teresa

Argenta-Oreana

Friday, August 16:

Monticello

Central A&M

Rochester

Saturday, August 17:

Warrensburg-Latham

Lanphier

Sunday, August 18:

Clinton

LSA

Monday, August 19:

Southeast

Shelbyville

Tuesday, August 20:

Sacred Heart-Griffin

Meridian

Wednesday, August 21:

Glenwood

Sullivan-Okaw Valley

Thursday, August 22:

Lincoln

Effingham

Friday, August 23:

Charleston

Mattoon

Taylorville

Saturday, August 24:

Cerro Gordo-Bement

Tuscola

Sunday, August 25:

Arcola

ALAH