Busy Black Friday for area high school football teams | Sports

Written by on November 25, 2021

Practicing on Thanksgiving Day certainly is not rare for high school football teams.

Since the section moved from the Sequoia, Yosemite and Sierra championships to a five-division format in 1998, at least one area team has played in the Central Section championship, a date that typically falls a day after the celebratory holiday. A sixth division was added in 2008.

This year, local football fans are a tad bit spoiled.

For the first time since 2007, five area teams will be in action on Black Friday. That’s a far cry from . . .

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