Many North Texas high schools rescheduling games ahead of forecasted storms

High schools around North Texas are making alternative plans for their football games with more rain in the forecast for Friday.

Many games had to be canceled last week. Teams can play in the rain, but the game has to stop when there is lightning.

"They have to keep it safe for everyone to get everybody off the metal bleachers in case of lighting,” said Michelle Smith, a fan who was forced to take shelter during last week's game between Keller and Denton Ryan. “Better to be safe than sorry.”

For this week, all games in District 6 and 10 in Class 6A have been moved to Thursday instead of Friday.

Some other games times that have been rescheduled include:


Alvarado ISD

The Indian varsity game against Kennedale was moved to 4 p.m. Saturday at Charles Head Stadium.


Arlington ISD

Arlington HS v. Martin, varsity @ UTA has been moved to Thursday at 7 p.m. 

Sam Houston v. North Crowley, varsity @ Wilemon has been moved to Thursday at 7 p.m.

Seguin @ Lancaster, varsity has been moved to Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Due to the following games being out of town games, the home team decides the time and date. The district has called their administrators and will decide soon.

Lamar @ Weatherford, varsity. PENDING

Bowie @ Paschal, varsity. PENDING

The games that have been moved already (MHS/AHS, SHHS/NC) will shift the 9th and JV games to Wednesday. Same start times and locations.

Lamar JV2 vs. North Crowley and Lamar JV vs. Weatherford at Cravens has been moved to Wednesday.

Lamar 9th A&B @ Weatherford has been moved to Wednesday.


Ennis ISD

The Ennis vs. Lindale game was moved to 7 p.m. Thursday.


Garland ISD

All varsity football games will start Friday at 6 p.m.


Irving ISD

The MacArthur vs. Jesuit game was moved to Thursday at 7 p.m.


Keller ISD

The Fossil Ridge vs. Keller High School varsity game will start Friday at 6 p.m. at the Keller ISD Stadium. Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and senior night festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m.


McKinney ISD

All varsity football games were moved to Thursday night.

Plano ISD

Plano East High School JV will play Wednesday at the Clark EAST field at 5:30 p.m. Varsity will play on Thursday at Hebron's Hawk Stadium at 7 p.m.

Plano West High School varsity game against Allen Eagles was moved to Thursday at 7 p.m. at Eagle Stadium.

Plano Senior High School JV game moved to Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Clark Stadium. Varsity is moved to Thursday due to threat of bad weather.


Richardson ISD

Due to the forecast of severe weather on Friday, all four of RISD's varsity football games this week have been moved to Thursday at 7:00p.m.

These games include: Berkner @ Highland Park, Mesquite Horn @ Pearce, N. Mesquite @ Lake Highlands and Richardson @ Mesquite.

In addition, high school sub varsity and 7th grade "B" games have been impacted. Please visit the updated athletics calendar page for revised schedules of individual teams. 

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