High school football games involving local teams will have to wait for kickoff on Friday night – an hour, that is.
The following games will now start at 8 p.m. out of concerns about high temperatures:
Parkview at Kickapoo
Republic at Central
Joplin at Glendale
Hillcrest at Camdenton
Nixa at Sedalia-Smith Cotton
The following games will have 7:30 p.m. starts:
Rolla at Lebanon
Ava at Aurora
Stockton at El Dorado Springs
If your school has any similar new kickoff times on Friday, please email the News-Leader sports department at firstname.lastname@example.org.