The Amboy Clippers will pursue playing 8-Man football starting in the fall of 2021.
The Illinois 8-Man Football Association says that 23 teams will be playing 8-Man football in the Fall of 2020. That number is up from 16 teams that played in the 8-Man Association last fall.
The Amboy Board of Education officially said that they will pursue joining the 8-Man Association in the fall of 2021.
This fall will mark the last time that the Clippers will be playing 11 Man football for the foreseeable future.
In other Amboy football news, the search continues for a new head coach. Gary Jones stepped down at the end of last season after 26 years as the head coach. Amboy Athletic Director George Schwamberger said Amboy hasn’t hired a new head coach as of right now.