Here we go! September is here and,…High School football kicks off the new season tonight, but only one game in the region and that’s La Pine hosting Lost River. The other scheduled games in town have been moved because of the dangerous air quality from the wildfires.
So, defending IMC Champion Summit opens at 6A Clackamas under new head coach Corben Hyatt who takes over Joe Padilla.
The Bend Lava Bears have a tough test in Independence, just west of Salem where they take on 5A semifinalist from last year, Central.
Mt. View travels to South Albany, Redmond ventures to Portland to play Jefferson under new head coach Gene Dales, and Ridgeview plays at Thurston.
In the 4A ranks, Crook County faces Phoenix in Sutherlin, and Madras is at The Dalles. The Sisters Outlaws have a new head coach in Neil Fendall and they travel to Burns.
Culver takes on Illinois Valley at Noon at Roseburg High School, and Gilchrist plays at Bonanza.