The final third of the high school football season starts Friday night on J-98 as the North County Raiders and Windsor Owls collide in Bonne Terre. North County enters at 3-3, having lost to Hillsboro 44-22 last week. Raider coach Dave Dallas looks at what the Owls offer up.
Dallas added that his squad needs to avoid the sloppy mistakes.
Windsor enters at 2-4, averaging a solid 32 points per game and a rough 43 allowed per game. Although the offense scored 39 and 49 in their recent losses to Hillsboro and Festus, respectively, coach Greg Westermayer says they’ve left points on the field.
Westermayer noted that first and foremost, you have to worry about yourself.
Listen to North County and Windsor on J-98.
Back in the days of the old MAAA football conference Farmington and Potosi were regular foes, but after the break up of that conference the two haven’t met on the gridiron since 2001. The Knights visit the Trojans tonight with both teams coming in at 3-3 on the season. Coach Mark Casey says it’s been a first half of adjustments for Potosi with injuries to his top running back, wide receiver and others…
Farmington coach Erik Kruppe says with variation in the Potosi offense it’s taken a good bit of film study to prepare for the Trojans…
Listen to the Farmington at Potosi game on AM 800 KREI.
The undefeated Hillsboro Hawks travel to take on the DeSoto Dragons tonight in a pivotal match-up that will go a long way in determining a conference champion and district seedings. Hillsboro comes in at 6-0 on the season and sits at 3-0 in conference play while the Dragons are 5-1 and 3-1 in conference play. Dragons head coach Chris Johnson and his team know the stakes of the rivalry game tonight…
Johnson believes his team will have to take away the big plays to slow down the Hillsboro offense…
Hillsboro head coach Lee Freeman says his team will need to be prepared for everything against this DeSoto
The two teams are a part of neighboring communities and Freeman thinks this could be Hillsboro’s biggest rivalry game…
Both teams boast impressive offensive numbers with Hillsboro averaging slightly more points at 43 over DeSoto’s 39 points per game. The Dragons allow 20 points per game while Hillsboro gives up 23.1 points a contest. The battle for the Mississipi Area Red Conference is on the line tonight at seven and you can listen on 1400 AM KJFF and online at mymoinfo.com.
Other games on the week seven schedule…
CRYSTAL CITY AT HERCULANEUM
After dealing with staph infections in a few of their players this week, Hornets coach Terry Crump expects a full squad for tonight…
JEFFERSON AT GRANDVIEW
ST. VINCENT AT ST. PIUS
CENTRAL AT FREDERICKTOWN
Fredericktown coach Paul Sauer says they’re in the midst of a tough schedule…
STE. GENEVIEVE AT PERRYVILLE
FESTUS AT PACIFIC
After stringing wins together, Tigers coach Russ Schmidt thinks they’ve found their stride…
RIVERVIEW GARDENS AT SECKMAN
MCCLUER AT NORTHWEST
Then on Saturday J98 and Web-TV will bring you the clash of champions, featuring two of the perennial powerhouses in Missouri High School Football. The defending Class 1 champion Valle Catholic Warriors host the defending two champion Lamar Tigers. The Warriors have won three state titles in a row, have made 7 straight appearances in the title game, and carry the honor of the most decorated program in the history of Missouri High School Football. In a rare instance, Valle’s opponent has a similar pedigree. The Tigers have an unprecedented five consecutive state title in Class 2. Lamar head coach Scott Bailey was clear cut in saying that Lamar is not Valle Catholic…
Bailey says the Tigers are looking at this for what it is; a big game. At the same time, no matter what both teams still have to play week 8…
Valle coach Judd Naegar says the Warriors are looking forward to the challenge…
Naegar knows, that no matter the outcome, Valle will come away from this game a much better football team…
A combined eight state titles, and ten championship game appearances between the two teams over just the past five seasons. They may be on opposite end of the state, but they’re on the same end of the spectrum. Don’t miss this clash of champions Saturday afternoon on J-98 and Web-Tv. Pre game at 12:40 on J98 and online at mymoinfo.com.
Other games set for Saturday kick offs…
CUBA AT CARUTHERSVILLE FOX AT HAZELWOOD WEST