Texas City Stings running back Jarvis Ford gets the ball Aug. 4 during the first day of football practice. The Stings host Beaumont Central for a scrimmage today.


County football teams that began practice Aug. 4 will get their first chance to take on another team in the first scrimmages of the year today and Saturday.

Texas City will host Beaumont Central at Stingaree Stadium today, with the freshmen and junior varsity sides taking the field at 5:30 p.m. and varsity set to start at 7 p.m.

The La Marque Cougars will scrimmage against Houston St. Thomas today, with the freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.

Friendswood welcomes Dayton to Henry Winston Stadium for its first scrimmage, which will be 7 p.m. today.

The Santa Fe Indians will be the only county team to travel this week for their scrimmage, but it will not be far as they take on Pearland Dawson at The Rig at 6 p.m. today.

Bay Area Christian School will host The Woodlands John Cooper for its scrimmage today with JV beginning at 5 p.m. and varsity taking the field at 6 p.m.

Hitchcock will be the last county team to hold a scrimmage this week, hosting Houston Furr at Bulldog Stadium at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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