The official start of the high school football season may still be days away. But fans can get a preview of their favorite team Thursday and Friday as most of the squads in Southwest Louisiana will be hosting and competing in jamborees.
The following is an up-to-date list of the jamborees set for the Lake Area. If your team is missing, please call the American Press sports department at 494-4069.
St. Louis at Iowa, 6 p.m.
Washington-Marion at LaGrange, 6 p.m.
DeRidder at Eunice, 7 p.m.
Vinton Jamboree (at Vinton High): Merryville vs. DeQuincy, 6 p.m.; South Beauregard vs. Hamilton Christian; Vinton vs Sam Houston JV.
Grand Lake Jamboree (at Grand Lake High School): Grand Lake vs. South Cameron, 6 p.m.; South Cameron vs. East Beauregard; Grand Lake vs. East Beauregard.
Acadia Parish Jamboree (at Rayne High School): Iota vs. Rayne, 7 p.m.
Lake Area Jamboree (at McNeese State Cowboy Stadium): Sam Houston vs. Sulphur, 6:30 p.m.; Barbe vs. Westlake, 8 p.m.
Allen Parish Jamboree (at Kinder High): Kinder vs. Oakdale, 6 p.m.; Oakdale vs. Oberlin; Kinder vs. Oberlin.
Jeff Davis Parish Jamboree (at Welsh High): Welsh vs. Elton, 6 p.m.; Elton vs. Lake Arthur; Welsh vs. Lake Arthur.
Lafayette Kiwanis Club Jamboree (at Louisiana-Lafayette): Jennings vs. Breaux Bridge, 6:30 p.m.
Evangeline Parish Jamboree (at Sacred Heart-Ville Platte): Basile vs. Mamou, 7 p.m.
Rosepine at Pickering, 6 p.m.