It's still hot and it's August. However, it is time for the return of high school football around the area.Most area schools are beginning fall pre-season workouts. Teams will be holding scrimmages over the next few weeks as they prepare for the start of the regular season.

Texas schools will start season play before the end of the month, and Arkansas will follow the first week in September.

Here are the schedules for the four Texarkana high school teams:

ARKANSAS HIGH

9/4       vs Texas High

9/11     at  Liberty-Eylau

9/18     at  Marshall

9/25     at  Pine Bluff

10/2     vs Lake Hamilton

10/9     at  El Dorado

10/16  vs Benton

10/23  at  LR Parkview

10/30  vs LR Hall

11/6    at  Sheridan

 

LIBERTY-EYLAU

8/27   at  Gilmer

9/4     at  Mt. Pleasant

9/11   vs Arkansas High

9/18   at  Tatum

9/25   vs Atlanta

10/2   Open

10/9   vs Paris

10/16 at  Pittsburgh

10/23 vs Quinlan Ford

10/30 at  North Lamar

11/6   vs Princeton

 

PLEASANT GROVE

8/28   at  Pittsburgh

9/4    vs  New Boston

9/11  at   Linden-Kildare

9/18  vs  Quinlan Ford

9/25  vs  Jefferson

10/2   Open

10/9  at   Atlanta

10/16 at  Spring Hill

10/23 vs Gladewater

10/30 at  Center

11/6  vs  Tatum

 

TEXAS HIGH

8/28    at  Whitehouse

9/4      at   Arkansas High

9/11    Open

9/18    at  Kilgore

9/25    vs  Sulphur Springs

10/2    at   Hallsville

10/9    vs  Pine Tree

10/16  at   Longview

10/23  vs  Marshall

10/30  vs  Greenville

11/6    at   Mt. Pleasant

As you can see the big rivalry game between Texas High and Arkansas High will be played on Friday, September 4th at the beginning of the  Labor Day Weekend. Kickoff will be at 8 p.m. at Razorback Stadium.

Good luck too all four Texarkana high school football teams and to all the area teams. Be sure and get out and support your favorite school this coming fall.