JR. HIGH TEAMS TAKE SPOTLIGHT
By TOMMY BRYAN, sports editor
Wilson Central High will stage its fourth annual Justice Jamboree -- sponsored by local attorney Frank Lannom -- Saturday, Aug. 6 beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The focus this season will be on area junior high programs with two fields in operation, Wildcat Stadium (the WCHS game field) as well as the soccer field located behind the field house.
Teams scheduled to participate include: Carroll Oakland, Lancaster Christian, Walter J. Baird, Whittworth Buchanan, Station Camp, Mt. Juliet, Red Boiling Springs, Southside, West Wilson, Trousdale County and Winfree Bryant. Admission will be $5 per person at the gate.
Wilson Central is scheduled to open the 2011 regular season at home Friday, Aug. 19 as District 9AAA rival Gallatin High comes to Wildcat Stadium for a Week Zero contest.
Lebanon High’s football program will host a “media day” event Saturday, August 6 with an array of activities for Blue Devil fans. Following a morning photo shoot for local newspapers and school publications, a silent auction will get under way at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m. LHS players will serve a steak dinner with all the trimmings. Tickets for the steak dinner are $25 each and are available from Blue Devil players.
A “media day” fan fair is planned for 7:30 p.m. with introductions of all LHS players, as well as introductions of players from participating feeder schools.
Lebanon is scheduled to open the 2011 regular season at home Friday, Aug. 19 as District 9AAA powerhouse Mt. Juliet comes to Nokes-Lasater Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Season tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 1 at the LHS main office.
Monday, Aug. 1 marks the first day TSSAA allows teams to don full pads in preperation for the Aug. 19 Week Zero season-openers.