From staff reports
TRAVERSE CITY — The Record-Eagle’s annual high school football preview section will be published in Thursday’s paper.
The season kicks off this weekend with a number of games slated for Thursday night. Traverse City West and Central will open at opposite ends of the state as the Titans travel to Midland on Thursday while Central drives north to Marquette on Friday. St. Francis opens at home against New Lothrop on Friday.
Thursday’s preview section will go into detail about the 2013 West, Central and St. Francis teams. It will also include rundowns and schedules for the Big North, Lake Michigan, Northwest and Ski Valley conferences.
There are several early season showdowns, including Boyne City at Glen Lake on Thursday, New Lothrop at St. Francis on Friday and, of course, Central at West in Week 3.