Here are preseason schedules for Observer-area high school football teams. Regular-season play kicks off Aug. 16 for some teams. The majority begin Friday, Aug. 23.
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TUESDAY, AUG. 13
Avery County Jamboree, 6 (Avery County, Patton, Happy Valley, Enka, Rosman)
Burns at Stuart Cramer, 5 p.m.
Draughn at Chase, 7 p.m.
Forest Hills vs Weddington, WCWAA Optimist Park, 9 a.m.
Kings Mountain at Parkwood, 9:30 a.m.
North Wilkes at East Burke, 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14
South Point at Charlotte Country Day, 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUG. 15
Alexander Central at Maiden, 6:30 p.m.
Monroe at Providence Day, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY AUG. 16
Burke County Jamboree at East Burke (Draughn vs. Bandys. 5 p.m.; Patton vs. Madison, 6:05; Freedom vs. Lake Norman, 7:10; East Burke vs. R-S Central, 8:15)
Cabarrus County Jamboree at Central Cabarrus (Cox Mill vs. Ashbrook, 9 a.m.; Hickory Ridge vs JM Robinson, 10 a.m.; Concord vs. Garinger, 4; AL Brown vs. Nation Ford, 5; Mt Pleasant vs Harding, 6; Central Cabarrus vs. Berry, 7; Central Cabarrus vs. Porter Ridge 8)
Carolina Preps Jamboree at Mooresville High (Charlotte Christian vs. South Meck, 6:30 p.m.; South Iredell vs. Hickory, 7:30; North Meck vs. Statesville, 8:30; Mooresville vs. Myers Park, 9:30
Cleveland County Jamboree at Burns (Shelby vs. Lincolnton, 6; Kings Mountain vs. Newton-Conover, 7; Crest vs. AC Reynolds, 8; Burns vs. Independence, 9)
Charlotte Catholic vs. Olympic at Hopewell, 6 p.m.
Chase at Chesnee, 7 p.m.
Chester, SC, Jamboree, time TBD
Forest Hills at Albemarle, 6 p.m.
Gaston County FCA Jamboree at Stuart Cramer High (Highland Tech vs. Catawba Ridge, 5 p.m.; North Gaston vs. Bessemer City, 6; Hunter Huss vs. Clover, 7; Stuart Cramer vs. East Lincoln, 8)
Hibriten at South Point, 10 a.m.
Independence at Burns, 9 p.m.
Lewisville at Chester, 6 p.m.
Mallard Creek vs. East Forsyth at BB&T Stadium, 7 p.m.
Olympic Jamboree (CATA vs. Olympic JV, 5; Charlotte Catholic vs. NW Cabarrus, 6; Blythewood vs. Olympic, 7; Dudley vs. Vance, 8)
Piedmont at South Stanly, 6:30 p.m.
Providence at Northwestern, 8:30 p.m.
Richmond Senior vs. Southview at Gray’s Creek, time TBD
Rocky River Jamboree (East Meck, Hopewell, Rocky River, Sun Valley), 5 p.m.
Rowan County Jamboree at North Rowan High (West Stanly vs. Carson, 6 p.m.; West Iredell vs. East Rowan, 7; Salisbury vs. West Rowan, 8; South Rowan vs. North Rowan, 9)
West Caldwell at West Lincoln, 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUG. 17
Andrew Jackson Kick-Off Classic (Monroe vs. Indian Land, 6; West Meck vs. Lancaster, 7; McBee vs. Buford, 8; Anson Senior vs. Andrew Jackson, 9)
Cuthbertson at Ardrey Kell, time TBD
Porter Ridge at Ardrey Kell, 5:30
South Iredell Jamboree (South Iredell vs. Mooresville, 6; Statesville vs. Northwest Cabarrus, 6; South Iredell vs. Northwest Cabarrus, 7; Statesville vs. Mooresville, 7)