Note: This story was updated at 11:20 a.m.
Here is the 2017 game schedule for Oak Ridge Wildcats football:
- August 18—Hardin Valley at home (Blankenship Field)—7:30 p.m.
- August 25—Dobyns-Bennett in Kingsport (away)—7:30 p.m.
- September 1—Campbell County in Jacksboro (away)—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
- September 8—Farragut at Farragut (away)—7:30 p.m.
- September 15—West at home—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
- September 22—Sevier County at home—7:30 p.m.
- September 29—Karns at home—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
- October 13—Clinton at home—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
- October 20—Powell at Powell (away)—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
- October 27—Fulton in Knoxville (away)—7:30 p.m. (Region 3-5A game)
Fulton and West, both of Knoxville, are new regional opponents of Oak Ridge in 2017 under the 2017-2018 classification.
Farragut and Lenoir City—two high schools that were in Division I, Class 5A, Region 3, with Oak Ridge last year—have both moved to another class or region. Farragut, a longtime Oak Ridge rival, is now in Class 6A, although the Wildcats will still play the Admirals this season. Farragut won the Class 5A state championship in 2016 after losing to Oak Ridge during the regular season. [Read more…]