2011 football preview: Top games to watch this season
Friday, August 26, 2011
All games slated to start at 7 p.m. unless noted
American Heritage at Atlantic, Sept. 2
Two athletic teams meet in what should be a contentious season opener in Delray Beach.
Dwyer at Glades Central, Sept. 5, 4 p.m.
The area's top two teams-both of which are nationally ranked-meet on ESPN on Labor Day afternoon.
Seminole Ridge at Dwyer, Sept. 16
The area's newest heavyweight travels to Dwyer for its biggest test of the regular season.
Palm Beach Gardens at Jupiter, Sept. 23
District rivals meet in an important matchup for both schools if they want to reach to the playoffs.
Glades Day at Jupiter Christian, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Small-school powerhouses meet at Dwyer High in a game that could decide their district.
King's Academy at Cardinal Newman, Sept. 30
Now in the same district, the Lions and Crusaders will have a lot to play for in this showdown.
Suncoast at Glades Central, Oct. 7
Former Glades Central coach Jessie Hester takes his new team into the muck for a district matchup.
Boca Raton at Palm Beach Central, Nov. 4
A lot could be riding on this one as the teams play in the wide-open District 10-8A that also includes Park Vista and John I. Leonard, who face each other the same night.
Atlantic at Lake Worth, Nov. 4
Final district game of the season for both will probably decide who goes to the playoffs and who doesn't.
Pahokee at Glades Central, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Glades Central will be heavy favorites again, but there's no denying the history of the Muck Bowl.