Eight teams will be shown in games on the ESPN networks on August 23-25

Eight teams will be shown in games on the ESPN networks on August 23-25

espn-logoESPN is giving Florida teams a huge gift to start the season as seven teams from across the state will appear on one ESPN’s channels between August 23 through August 25. Some games of the games will count and while others won’t, they nonetheless should be a lot of fun to watch.

The eight teams slated to be a part of ESPN’s HS Football coverage are:

  • American Heritage (Plantation)
  • Apopka
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Cypress Bay
  • Homestead
  • Lincoln
  • University Christian
  • University School

For American Heritage (Plantation), Homestead, Lincoln and University Christian, this will be the first time they will have appeared in a game on any of the ESPN networks.

Here is the schedule line up involving the teams listed above:

Friday, August 23

  • No teams

Saturday, August 24

  • Apopka at Byrnes (SC) – ESPN – Kickoff: Noon
  • University Christian at Highlands (KY) – ESPNU – Kickoff: 3:30 PM
  • Lincoln vs. South Gwinnett (GA) – ESPN  – Kickoff: 3:30 PM
  • Booker T. Washington vs. Norcross (GA) – ESPN – Kickoff: 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 25

  • University School at Homestead (at Cypress Bay High)* – ESPNU – Kickoff 11:00 AM
  • American Heritage (Plantation) at Cypress Bay* – ESPN – Kickoff: 3:00 PM

* – Kickoff classic game; does not count towards teams regular season win-loss average

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