HS Football: Week 8 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

Week 8 of the high school football season takes place tonight. The class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks will travel for their final regular season road game at Independence. The Mustangs are one of the most improved teams in the area with a 3-2 district record. Hawks head coach Doug Winkowitsch knows his team will have to be ready for the Mustangs:

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You can hear from Coach Wink on the pregame how this evening. All the coverage from Independence tonight on KMCH Sports with Jamie, Aaron and Bill will start up around 7:30pm after the Football Friday Night Pregame Show with Sports Director Jon Swisher beginning at 7pm.

Our area online and playback game of the week features Beckman at New Hampton. First year head coach Jim Derr talks about the race for the top spots in district # 3 of 2A:

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Coverage from New Hampton live on KMCH.com with Kevin Schuchmann and Dan McClean begins around 7:30pm then played back after the WD game later on tonight.

North Linn can clinch a playoff berth for the first time in 6 seasons tonight with a  home victory over East Buchanan. Lynx head coach Jared Collum shares his thoughts on the situation in class A district 5:

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Elsewhere around the area tonight:

Anamosa hosts non-district opponent Union

Cascade is home to Mount Vernon

Western Dubuque welcomes in Solon

Monticello travels to Tipton

Ed-Co has Lisbon in Edgewood

Maquoketa Valley heads to Easton Valley

Starmont makes the trip to Postville