A record 23 teams will take the field this weekend for the 20th annual Best of Preps Jamboree at Finley Stadium set for August 16 and 17. The event will have 20-minute quarters with a continually running clock.
The event will feature nine quarters of action on Friday and 13 quarters on Saturday. Admission will be $10 each day.
This year features the return of Cleveland and McMinn County high schools, and Copper Basin is making their first appearance.
Among the more intriguing first-day matchups will be Bradley Central vs.
East Hamilton, McCallie vs. Central and Chattanooga Christian vs. East Hamilton.
Saturday's lineup of games includes Walker Valley vs. Red Bank, Notre Dame vs. Ooltewah, and Baylor vs. Ooltewah.
The event will also feature several college prospects, including McCallie defensive lineman Jay Hardy, who is one of the state's highest-rated recruits, and Blue Tornado quarterback DeAngelo Hardy, as well as Tyner receiver Jeremiah Batiste, who recently committed to Miami (Ohio), Red Bank quarterback Madox Wilkey and Bradley Central receiver Tray Curry, who is one of the state's top-rated junior recruits.
For more information, contact Todd Agne at 423-667-9031
5:30 - Boyd-Buchanan vs Tyner
6:00 - Chattanooga Christian vs Grace
6:30 - Hixson vs Tyner
7:00 - Boyd-Buchanan vs Grace
7:30 - Chattanooga Christian vs East Hamilton
8:00 - Hixson vs McCallie
8:30 - Central vs Bradley Central
9:00 - East Hamilton vs Bradley Central
9:30 - Central vs McCallie
3:30 - Howard vs Copper Basin
4:00 - Cleveland vs Red Bank
4:30 - Howard vs Signal Mountain
5:00 - East Ridge vs Copper Basin
5:30 - Walker Valley vs Red Bank
6:00 - Sale Creek vs Signal Mountain
6:30 - Walker Valley vs McMinn County
7:00 - Brainerd vs McMinn County
7:30 - Brainerd vs Sale Creek
8:00 - Notre Dame vs Ooltewah
8:30 - Baylor vs Soddy Daisy
9:00 – Notre Dame vs Soddy Daisy
9:30 - Baylor vs Ooltewah