The season begins tonight for most high school varsity football teams with three of the five Alpharetta-Milton Patch teams playing here.
The Cambridge Bears begin their first football season at home against Riverwood. While the game won't start until 7:30 p.m., special pre-game fesetivities including a ceremonial opening with local dignitaries, an inaugural coin flip, and a band performance begin at 6:45 p.m.
The Mayors Matchup takes place in Alpharetta as the Raiders host the Milton Eagles at Raider Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle challenged Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood on the outcome of this game. The loser has to serve lunch at the winner's school.
St. Francis High's Knights open their season at Mt. Vernon today at 5 p.m..
King's Ridge Christian also travels for their season opener, playing Pinecrest Academy in Forsyth County.
Season Schedules @ GHSA.net
6-AAAAAA Raiders - Black & Silver 8/31 Milton 9/07 At Harrison 9/14 At Lovejoy (Twelve Oak) 9/21 West Forsyth 9/28 At South Forsyth 10/12 North Forsyth 10/19 Chattahoochee 10/26 At Lambert 11/02 Centennial 11/09
At Johns Creek
7-AAAAA Div. A Bears - Blue & White 8/31 Riverwood 9/14 South Forsyth 9/21 Osborne 9/28 At Pope 10/05 Northview 10/12 At Forsyth Central 10/19 At Creekview 10/26 North Springs 11/02 At Sequoyah 11/09 Region Play-In
5-AAAAAA Eagles - Red, White & Blue 8/31 At Alpharetta 9/07 Johns Creek 9/14 Centennial 9/21 Roswell 9/28 At Wheeler 10/04 At Etowah 10/19 Lassiter 10/26 At Walton 11/02 At Cherokee 11/09
King's Ridge Tigers
6-A Div. B Tigers - Purple, Black & White 8/31 At Pinecrest Academy 9/07 At St. Francis 9/14 Pace Academy 9/21 Darlington 10/05 Mt. Paran Christian 10/12 At Mt. Pisgah Christian 10/19 Walker 10/26 Fellowship Christian 11/02 At Whitefield Academy 11/09 Region Play-In
St. Francis Knights
6-A Div. B Knights - Navy & White 8/17 Prince Avenue Christian (scrimmage)
8/31 At Mt. Vernon(D) 9/07 King's Ridge 9/14 At Whitefield Academy 9/21 At Hebron Christian Academy 10/05 Cross Keys 10/12 Baconton 10/19 Lakeview Academy 10/26 At Towns County 11/02 At North Cobb Christian