Football season opens


Whitehouse and Troup football practice begin Monday, Aug. 7, to officially open the 2017 season.

The Tigers will scrimmage at Sabine Friday, Aug. 18, and Troup will host Union Grove in a scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 24. The regular season will begin Friday, Sept. 1, when the Tigers host Spring Hill.

Meet the Tigers is slated to start at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the Troup High School gym. Troup fans will meet the fall sports teams, cheerleaders and more at the event.

Practice for Whitehouse will start at 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 14 and 15.

The Wildcats will scrimmage Friday, Aug. 18, at Kaufman, and will host a scrimmage with Gladewater, Friday, Aug. 18.

The regular season opener is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 1. Whitehouse will play at Hallsville and kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

The annual Meet The Cats is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 14, at The Arena. A taco supper (two tacos, a drink and a Blizzard for $5) will start at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

At Meet The Cats, fans will be introduced to the cheerleaders, cross country team, the drill team, the football squads, the tennis teams and the volleyball squads.


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