Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Football Series schedule finally announced

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Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Football Series

As the football season kicks off this fall, the eyes of high school
football fans will be on Ohio and Texas.  Both states will be home to
the Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Football Series, slated for Aug. 30-31. Overall 30 schools will
compete. Ohio will house 11 games between Canton's Fawcett Stadium and Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium.

 


As the football season kicks off this fall, the eyes of high school football fans will be on Ohio and Texas. Both states will be home to the Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Football Series. Overall 30 schools will compete.

The Kirk Herbstreit Challenge, which has been held in Ohio for the past three years, expanded this year to include a series of competitions in Texas. Fifteen matchups will take place during two days at three renowned stadiums across Ohio and Texas.  Eight of those will be held on Saturday, August 30 in Ohio – four at Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium in Canton and four at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. In partnership with The National Football Foundation, four additional games will take place at Texas Stadium in the City of Irving, Texas. On Sunday, August 31, the final three games will be played at Paul Brown Stadium.

ESPN is slated to broadcast the premiere match up of Cincinnati Elder (OH) vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (FL) on Monday, September 1. Plans to televise other marquee match ups are being finalized and will be released soon.

The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, Aug. 30, Canton’s Fawcett Stadium

11:00 a.m. EST: Warren Howland (OH) vs. Klein Forest (TX)

2:00 p.m. EST: Canton McKinley (OH) vs. Indianapolis Cathedral (IN)

5:00 p.m. EST: Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (OH) vs. Covington Catholic (KY)

8:00 p.m. EST: Massillon (OH) vs. Jordan High (UT)
   

Saturday Aug. 30, Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium

11:00 a.m. EST: Cincinnati Elder (OH) vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (FL) – ESPN

2:00 p.m. EST: Middletown (OH) vs. Warren Central (IN)

5:00 p.m. EST: Cincinnati Colerain (OH) vs. McKeesport (PA)

8:00 p.m. EST: Cincinnati St. Xavier (OH) vs. Prattville (AL)
   

Saturday, Aug. 30, Texas Stadium

11:00 a.m. CST: Justin Northwest (TX) vs. Woodland Hills (PA)

2:00 p.m. CST: Mansfield Timberview (TX) vs. Buford (GA)

5:00 p.m. CST: Cedar Hill (TX) vs. LaSalle Catholic High School (OH)

8:00 p.m. CST: Arlington Bowie (TX) vs. Trotwood-Madison (OH)
   

Sunday, Aug. 31, Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium

12:00 p.m. EST: Cincinnati Moeller (OH) vs. Montgomery Bell (TN)

3:00 p.m. EST: Huber Heights Wayne (OH) vs. East St. Louis (IL)

6:00 p.m. EST: Lakota West (OH) vs. St. Rita (IL)
   

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