There are a handful of canceled games again this week, but most are still on.  East Texas has two of the top 25 ranked teams in the state!

The high school football season is young but it's as exciting as ever, and two East Texas teams are ranked among the Top 25 in the state.  MaxPreps has Austin Westlake ranked #1 overall, and Carthage is in the top ten at #9.  Gilmer is ranked #22.

Gilmer and Carthage will meet later this month, and it's hard to believe, but that will be the next game for Carthage.  They're idle for the next two weeks and they'll pick up the schedule again when they travel to Gilmer on September 24th.  That will be a wild one.

After Elysian Fields and Winona played a rare Thursday night game, everyone else is getting set for Friday Night Lights.

East Texas High School Football Schedule for Week 3

Atlanta at Gilmer
Big Sandy at Ore City
Brook Hill at Tenaha
Bullard at Troup
Caddo Mills at Canton
Center at Gladewater
Chapel Hill at Hallsville
Crockett at Buffalo
Dallas Episcopal at Malakoff
Diboll at Liberty
Fairfield at Athens
Garrison at Arp
Huntington at Frankston
Jacksonville at Henderson
Jefferson at Liberty-Eylau
Lindale at Van
Livingston at Orangefield
Longview vs Tyler Legacy @ Rose Stadium
Mabank at Wills Point
Magnolia West at Lufkin
McKinney North at Marshall
Mineola at West Rusk
Mount Vernon at Paul Pewitt
Newton at Kirbyville
Palestine at Rusk
Palestine Westwood at Eustace
Pine Tree at Kilgore
Quitman at Queen City
Sabine at Daingerfield
Shelbyville at Waskom
Sulphur Springs at Kaufman
Tatum at Pittsburg
Tyler at Nacogdoches
Whitehouse at Corsicana
White Oak at Spring Hill

These high school football games are canceled this week:

Timpson at Mount Enterprise
Jasper at West Orange-Stark
Tarkington at Trinity
Carlisle at Alto
Burkeville at Cushing

Can we give some love to the high school bands too?  Those halftime shows are amazing.  Band members put in just as much practice time as the football players do, and they help make the Friday night atmosphere what it is.  This will be another fun one!

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