Chattanooga Prep Football Jamboree Tonight At Finley Stadium

Friday, August 15, 2014

Twenty-two Chattanooga area teams are set to take the field Friday and Saturday night in the 55th annual Chattanooga High School Football Jamboree.  The 20-minute quarters will take place at Finley Stadium. 

 Teams from Hamilton, Bradley, McMinn and Franklin counties will participate.      Scrimmages begin at 7:00 on each day with an $8 admission at the gate for each evening (Children under 6 free)

2014 Jamboree Schedule

Friday August 15
7:00                       Tyner vs Silverdale
7:30                       Boyd-Buchanan vs. Sale Creek
8:00                       Howard vs Bradley Central
8:30                       McCallie vs Signal Mountain
9:00                       Baylor vs Cleveland
9:30                       McMinn County vs Red Bank

Saturday August 16

7:00                       Grace vs East Ridge
7:30                       Notre Dame vs Brainerd
8:00                       Hixson vs Walker Valley
8:30                       East Hamilton vs Central
9:00                       Rhea County vs Ooltewah
9:30                       Soddy-Daisy vs Franklin Co.

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