High school football practice begins this week

Football practice for James River and Lord Botetourt High School begins this week, with both teams starting preseason drills on Thursday.

James River will go from 4-9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday under first year head coach Tim Jennings. The Knights will practice on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and next week they’re back to their evening schedule.

River will open the season at Stuarts Draft on August 30.

The Knights will host a scrimmage with Rockbridge County on August 16 at 6:30 p.m. and play a benefit game against Auburn, also in Springwood, on August 16.

Lord Botetourt’s first practice is August 1sas well. The Cavaliers will begin at 3:45 p.m. and continue evening practices next week.

Both of LB’s scrimmages are on the road. The Cavs are at Charlottesville on August 15 and at Magna Vista for a benefit game on Friday, August 23. LB will open the regular season at Brookville on August 30.

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