Football: Coaches Voice Disapproval Over Proposal To Start Season Earlier
Posted: July 13, 2014 at 2:18 p.m.
Arkansas’ high school football teams still have another seven weeks before they play the first game on this year’s schedules, but there are already possible plans in the works for future seasons.
At a Glance
When Do They Start?
Arkansas’ high schools will vote on a proposal Aug. 6 that, if passed, would move the start of football season one week earlier, beginning in 2016. The following is when each state and the District of Columbia will begin its 2014 season, according to the respective state’s high school athletic association.
Aug. 11-15 — Alaska, Vermont
Aug. 18-22 — Alabama, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri*, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wisconsin
Aug. 25-29 — Arizona, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming
Sept. 1-5 — Arkansas, California, Delaware, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington
Sept. 8-12 — Connecticut
*Missouri moved its season one week earlier beginning this year.
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