Prep Football Jamboree Schedule

Action At Finley On Friday, Saturday; Friday Only For SVC At Grundy Co.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Football fever is in the air and gridiron fanatics can get their fix of high school football this week at Finley Stadium.

For $8 each night, one can watch five games on Friday and six on Saturday.

The Sequatchie County Jamboree will also be held at Grundy County High School on Friday with eight quarters of action slated.

 In addition to those eight stanzas, there will be a halftime competition for longest punt, longest kickoff, longest pass, fastest lineman and fastest back.

The first quarter is set to begin at 6 p.m. (CST).

Friday at Finley

7 - Silverdale vs. Brainerd

7:30 - Boyd-Buchanan vs. Cleveland

8 - McCallie vs. Signal Mountain

8:30 - Bradley Central vs. Tyner

9 - Franklin County vs. Baylor

Saturday at Finley 

6:30 - Sale Creek vs. Grace

7 - Howard vs. Walker Valley

7:30 Grace vs. Hixson

8 - Rhea County vs. Ooltewah

8:30 - McMinn County vs. Red Bank

9 - East Hamilton vs. Notre Dame

9:30 - Soddy-Daisy vs. East Ridge

Friday at Grundy County

1 -- South Pittsburg vs. Lookout Valley

2 -- Whitwell vs. Grundy Co.

3 -- Marion Co. vs. Sequatchie Co.

4 -- Chattanooga Christian vs. Bledsoe Co.

5 -- Marion Co. vs. Lookout Valley

6 -- Chattanooga Christian vs. Grundy Co.

7 -- South Pittsburg vs. Bledsoe Co.

8 -- Whitwell vs. Sequatchie Co.


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