The Salem Youth Football Wildcats will play Saturday at the Centralia Jaboree. There will be combined 5th/6th grade teams and 7th/8th grade teams. It begins at 9am with Salem playing against Centralia, Mt Vernon, Herrin, Murphsyboro and Carterville. Salem will officially open its season on August 17th at Red Hill. The Wildcats held a scrimmage against Carlyle on Monday. The 5/6 grade team finished last season undefeated for the second straight season. The Junior Wildcats won six of those games by shutout, including ending the season with a 30-0 win over Mt Carmel.