Enough practicing, strategizing, and diagramming, it's time for games!  High school football is back this weekend and every team is ready for a fresh start.  Check out the schedule here and go cheer on your favorite East Texas team.

The Hughes Spring-Arp game was canceled earlier this week due to COVID-19, and at last check, Arp was attempting to find a replacement game.  Tyler Bishop Gorman at Houston Northland was also canceled, along with the Palmer at Kemp game.  Schedule changes may be part of the process, but at least we've got a season.

High school football games are a blast, and this is where you can catch your favorite team this weekend.

East Texas High School Football Schedule for Week 1

Friday, August 27

Alto at Troup
Arp at Huntington
Athens at Brownsboro
Chapel Hill at Greenville
Fairfield at Rusk
Forney at Whitehouse
Frisco at Sulphur Springs
Grapeland at Shelbyville
Henderson at Hallsville
Honey Grove at Tenaha
Jacksonville at Crandall
Kaufman at Lindale
Liberty-Eylau at Pine Tree
Mabank at Bullard
Marshall at New Caney
Mineola at Canton
Nacogdoches at Kilgore
New Boston at New Diana
Omaha Paul Pewitt at Winnsboro
Palestine Westwood at Carlisle
Pittsburg at Jefferson
Quitman at Cumby
Spring Hill at Sabine
Tatum at Center
Timpson at Frankston
Tyler All Saints at Big Sandy
Tyler at Texas High
Tyler Grace at Austin Regents
Tyler HEAT at Trinidad
Tyler Legacy at Lufkin
Van at Palestine
White Oak at Harleton

On Saturday, August 28th, Longview will have a huge opportunity when they play against Denton Ryan in the Jerry Jones Classic at The Star, Frisco.  The kickoff is at 2 pm, so if you leave by 11 am you'll be there in time to have a snack and a beverage before the game starts.

The atmosphere at a high school football game is so much fun, isn't it?  You know there are some budding superstars on the field, and it's fun to watch them emerge.  And the band!  The drums and trumpets are not part of NFL games, which makes high school games superior in some ways.  Oh, and the parents.  Sometimes it's fun to watch mom and dad squirming and grunting in the stands trying to help their sons get that extra yard. They are the ultimate supporters.

Any predictions yet for a state champ?  We might have a better one after this weekend.

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