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updated: 8/8/2016 9:46 PM

Images: High School Football Season Begins

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See moments from the first day of high school football practice in the suburbs of Chicago. Featured schools are Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Waubonsie Valley, Glenbard North, Vernon Hills, Grayslake North, Batavia, and South Elgin.

Players warm up for the first day of football practice at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora on Monday.
  Players warm up for the first day of football practice at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Quarterbacks Nate Smith, left, and Nate Gomez, right, throw passes during South Elgin football practice.
  Quarterbacks Nate Smith, left, and Nate Gomez, right, throw passes during South Elgin football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Coach Patrik Pistorio directs his squad during South Elgin football practice.
  Coach Patrik Pistorio directs his squad during South Elgin football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Quarterback Nate Smith is shown during South Elgin football practice.
  Quarterback Nate Smith is shown during South Elgin football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Players start their season at South Elgin football practice.
  Players start their season at South Elgin football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Reciever Darrell Walker pulls in a long pass at South Elgin football practice.
  Reciever Darrell Walker pulls in a long pass at South Elgin football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Collin Cheaney reels in a quick pass at Batavia football practice.
  Collin Cheaney reels in a quick pass at Batavia football practice.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Defensive lineman Payton Campbell, left, and Justin Bock run through drills at Grayslake North High School.
  Defensive lineman Payton Campbell, left, and Justin Bock run through drills at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Quarterback Hunter Ambre hands off to running back Jeremiah Myles at Grayslake North High School.
  Quarterback Hunter Ambre hands off to running back Jeremiah Myles at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Giananthony Ocompo makes the catch at Grayslake North High School.
  Giananthony Ocompo makes the catch at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Wide receiver Cole West makes a catch at Grayslake North High School.
  Wide receiver Cole West makes a catch at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Offensive linemen Ryan Bernstein, left, goes against Jared Sims in blocking drills at Grayslake North High School.
  Offensive linemen Ryan Bernstein, left, goes against Jared Sims in blocking drills at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Quarterback Hunter Ambre throws the ball at Grayslake North High School.
  Quarterback Hunter Ambre throws the ball at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Angel Flores gets a drink of water at Grayslake North High School.
  Angel Flores gets a drink of water at Grayslake North High School.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Coach Ryan Wilkins looks on as quarterback Shane Conway makes a pass at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
  Coach Ryan Wilkins looks on as quarterback Shane Conway makes a pass at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Jace James runs a drill at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
  Jace James runs a drill at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
The first day of football practice at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
  The first day of football practice at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Coach Paul Murphy with the team on the first day of football practice at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora on Monday.
  Coach Paul Murphy with the team on the first day of football practice at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Sunrise at Rolling Meadows featured players getting ready to take the field.
  Sunrise at Rolling Meadows featured players getting ready to take the field.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Asher O' Hara hands off to Nick Delporte at Rolling Meadows.
  Asher O' Hara hands off to Nick Delporte at Rolling Meadows.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Asher O' Hara practices at Rolling Meadows.
  Asher O' Hara practices at Rolling Meadows.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Sunrise at Rolling Meadows featured players getting ready to take the field.
  Sunrise at Rolling Meadows featured players getting ready to take the field.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Palatine players warm up.
  Palatine players warm up.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Palatine players run drills as coach Rick Splitt watches.
  Palatine players run drills as coach Rick Splitt watches.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Zak Taylor takes a water break Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
  Zak Taylor takes a water break Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Head Coach Bill Bellecomo talks to his players Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
  Head Coach Bill Bellecomo talks to his players Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Quarterback Kyle Hull throws Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
  Quarterback Kyle Hull throws Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jonathan McGuire makes a catch Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
  Jonathan McGuire makes a catch Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Chick Smith goes through drills Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
  Chick Smith goes through drills Monday at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
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