Some local schools will get their first cracks at practicing opposite a different team, while others return for round two in this week’s scheduled football scrimmages.


Ball High has its first scrimmage of the year 7:30 p.m. at Houston St. Thomas.

With the Clash of the Causeway just a week away, La Marque will also be on the field tonight.

The Cougars’ second scrimmage of the preseason will be 7 p.m. at Brookshire Royal.

Hitchcock returns to the field for its second scrimmage of the preseason tonight, with the Bulldogs traveling to Van Vleck.

Varsity is scheduled to take the field at 7 p.m.


In Friday’s slate of scrimmages, two Galveston County teams will share the field with Clear Falls taking on Texas City at Stingaree Stadium.

The scrimmage is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Dickinson’s home scrimmage against Dobie at 7 p.m. Friday will be an extra special event, with proceeds from ticket sales going to the Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation’s Benevolence Fund.

The event, known as “Our Day to Shine,” will help build the THSCEF fund, which is intended to assist athletes and coaches with special needs or hardships.

Clear Creek travels to Kingwood for its first scrimmage of the year with a scheduled 7 p.m. start time Friday.

Clear Springs will also be on the road for its first and only scrimmage.

The Chargers face Pearland at The Rig on Friday at 6:45 p.m.

Friendswood travels to Katy to take on Seven Lakes for its second scrimmage of the preseason, which will be 7 p.m. Friday.

Santa Fe will face both Clear Brook and South Houston in a scrimmage hosted by Clear Brook on Friday at 6 p.m.

Bay Area Christian scrimmages against Fort Bend Christian on the road 6 p.m. Friday. O’Connell faces Magnolia Legacy in its scrimmage 5 p.m. Friday on the road.

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