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Updated: Friday, August 16 2013, 01:02 AM EDT
Six area prep football teams getting ready for next week's season openers with game like conditions in the Rutherford County Jamboree. Coaches say this type of scrimmage gets them ready for next Friday when the real games begin.
In prep baseball news, Alex Destino of North Buncombe and Braxton Davidson of Roberson trying to make the U.S. 18 and under national team. They are two of 40 players trying out in California. The team will be cut to 20. Smoky Mountain rising junior catcher Cal Raleigh has committed to play collegiately for Clemson.
Christ School phenom, 9th grade point guard D.J. Harvey is transferring to Dematha High School in Maryland.
Andrews High School has a new football coach and hopes to have a new place in the Smoky Mountain race. Last year the Wildcats went winless in the league and came in last place.