PHS football underway

PICKENS — Pickens High School is currently holding pre-season football practice for the 2016 season.

The varsity and junior varsity football teams will be practicing from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the high school each day this week.

Anyone interested in playing junior varsity football needs to get a physical and report to practice as soon as possible.

The Blaue Flame will host their first scrimmage of the year this Saturday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. at historic Bruce Field, when Berea and J.L. Mann will come to town.

Pickens will then host another scrimmage at Blue Flame Stadium on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m., facing Abbeville, Chesnee and Walhalla. Preseason contests will end on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Daniel Jamboree at Singleton Field in Central. The Blue Flame will play the Greer Yellow Jackets.