Photography by Wayne Mason
In a season-opening high school football showdown between old rivals, host Bell County stopped Middlesboro 42-21 Friday night, Aug. 18.
Bell County coach Dudley Hilton's Bobcats will host again, facing Letcher County Central Friday night, Aug. 25. Letcher dropped to Knox Central 27-20 this past Friday night.
Middlesboro coach Zach Massengill's Yellow Jackets will travel to New Tazewell, Tenn., for a Friday night date with Claiborne, which lost 35-0 at Oneida High School.
Enjoy the Friday night photos! (Click on photo for larger viewing.)