DeKalb County Schools has 15 high school football squads announce fall scrimmage schedules as they prepare for spring practice.
A game that will peak the imagination of many Georgia high school football fans will be the August 11 meeting between Class 6A state runner-up Tucker and Class 5A state runner-up Buford at 7:30 pm at Adams Stadium.
Three other preseason scrimmages are set for DeKalb County stadiums including Arabia Mountain/Rockdale County (Aug. 11, Godfrey Stadium, 7:00 pm), Stephenson/Carver-Atlanta (Aug. 11, Hallford Stadium, 7:00 pm) and the all-DeKalb County meeting of Redan and Martin Luther King Jr. on August 12 at Godfrey Stadium with kickoff set for 6:00 pm.
Miller Grove plays host to Alcovy at Miller Grove on Friday, August 11 at 5:30 pm.
Class 5A Sweet 16 entry Southwest DeKalb opens the preseason schedule traveling to Salem on August 4 for a 7:00 pm game. Defending Class 3A state champion Cedar Grove takes on Class 7A playoff entry Newton County on the road at 7:00 pm on August 5.
The slate for Friday, August 11 is full with eight games scheduled against outside DeKalb County opponents.
Two of the games involve schools located in DeKalb County, but not a part of the DCSD. Druid Hills travels to neighbor Decatur for a 7:30 pm game while Lakeside faces Marist at 7:30 pm in the second consecutive preseason matchup between the two schools.
Atlanta’s KIPP Academy plays host to Towers at 7:00 pm and McNair travels to Fellowship Christian for a 7:30 kickoff. Osborne entertains Clarkston in another game slated for a 7:30 pm start while Dunwoody travels to Apalachee with a scheduled start of 7:30 pm as well.
Chamblee and Washington are set for August 11 as well, but a site and time have yet to be announced.
Columbia, Cross Keys, Lithonia and Stone Mountain have not scheduled a scrimmage at this time.