The Rock Island - Milan School District has been in session for a couple of weeks now, but their 2021 high school football season kicks off next week on Friday, August 27. Before the season starts, they are holding Rally at the Rock this Friday.

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In a press release on Tuesday, Rock Island - Milan School District officials announced that Rock Island High School is hosting Rally at the Rock this Friday, August 20. This is a back-to-school tradition and the event invites students to learn more about the clubs and sports that Rock Island High School has to offer.

At Friday's Rally at the Rock, there will also be food, music, a dunk tank, tug of war, an inflatable obstacle course, and more. The festivities start this Friday after school at 3:30 p.m. and will take place on the East Lawn of Rock Island High School (1400 25th Avenue, Rock Island).

As is tradition, the Red & Gold scrimmage game will take place at 5:30 p.m.

Students who stay to watch the Red & Gold scrimmage football game at 5:30 p.m. will get into the game for free and get a free hotdog.

Officials say that the celebrity coaches this year for the game are Superintendent Dr. Lawrence and Rock Island High School Principal Mr. Whitaker for the Red Team. Rock Island High School Lady Rocks Basketball Coach Mr. Hall and Rock Island High School Boys Basketball Coach Mr. Polite will be coaching the Gold Team.

The Rock Island Rocks kickoff of their 2021 high school football next week on Friday, August 27 at 7 p.m. when they host the Pekin Dragons.

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