Effingham Hearts

Effingham has won nine games in consecutive seasons under fifth-year head coach Brett Hefner. (photo courtesy: Repking Media)

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: NEW CROP OF STARS EMERGES FOR EFFINGHAM IN 2019]

Effingham Flaming Hearts

Last year: 9-3 (5-1 in Apollo Conference) (Reached Class 4A quarterfinals)

Week 1 opponent: @ Breese Mater Dei

Interviews: head coach Brett Hefner (fifth year, 25-16) and junior receiver Tristin Duncan

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

Springfield High