Nine high school football scrimmages involving 11 DeKalb teams are set for this week beginning tonight (Thursday, Aug. 15)
Chamblee and Towers hook up on today in a 6:30 pm game at North DeKalb Stadium. The Bulldogs will debut under new head coach Scott Schwarzer against Towers second year coach Vonnell Carter who got a full year of work in with the Titans now after taking over late a year ago.
The rest of the games are set for Friday, August 16 with two being played in DeKalb. Stephenson and Arabia Mountain face off at Hallford Stadium at 7:00 pm in an all-DeKalb matchup. Dunwoody is set to host Wesleyan in a 7:30 pm game at the Wildcats’ campus field.
Marcus Jelks returns to lead the Lithonia Bulldogs after a two-year hiatus and takes his squad to Berkmar for a 7:00 pm game. Coach Deante Lamar takes his Martin Luther King Jr. Lions to Newton County for a 7:30 pm kickoff.
Coach Lee Hannah starts his second year at the helm at Miller Grove giving his Wolverines a taste of football outside DeKalb County with a trip to Winder-Barrow at 7:30 pm.
Bryan Lamar begins his eighth season leading the Tucker Tigers with a trip to take on Marietta on Friday at 7:30 pm.
New Cedar Grove head coach Miguel Patrick takes the defending Class 3A Cedar Grove Saints to Miami, FL on Saturday (Aug. 17) for a 5:00 pm game against Miami Central.
Miller Grove and Redan are scheduled to meet in the first regular season game in DeKalb on Thursday, Aug. 22 at Hallford Stadium at 7:30 pm.