Preseason football schedule continues

COUNTY — With the high school football season just a week from its start in Pickens County with Pickens and Easley’s week zero matchup next Friday night, the preseason schedule continues this week.

The first jamboree scheduled in the county will be the Easley Jamboree, set for Thursday, Aug. 9. The jamboree, starting at 6 p.m., will feature Pickens vs. Woodmont, Liberty vs. Rosman, T.L. Hanna vs. Berea, and Easley vs. Travelers Rest.

The following evening, Pickens will host its jamboree at 6 p.m., featuring Hayesville (N.C.) against Walhalla, West-Oak facing Liberty, Wade Hampton taking on Pendleton and the host Blue Flame battling county rival Daniel.

The next morning, Easley will travel to powerhouse Gaffney for a game simulation scrimmage beginning at 9 a.m. The scrimmage, originally scheduled for the previous night, has been moved.

As the Blue Flame and Green Wave square off in the annual Meals on Wheels Food Fight Bowl to start the regular season in week zero on August 17, Daniel will hold its annual jamboree at Liberty High School. The jamboree starts at 6:30 p.m. with Woodmont vs. Walhalla, followed by Christ Church vs. Liberty at 7:30 p.m. and the Lions taking on AAAA power Dorman in the nightcap at 8:30 p.m.