Seven APS Football Teams Open the Season Tonight

It’s time! Week 1 of the 2017 football season is here and seven Atlanta Public Schools teams will hit the field tonight:

Carver at Lithonia (DeKalb County Schools), 5:15 p.m.

BEST Academy vs. Landmark Christian School (Private school in Fairburn) at Lakewood Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

South Atlanta at Heard County (Heard County Schools, Franklin), 7:30 p.m.

Grady vs. North Atlanta at Grady Stadium (North Atlanta is the home team), 7:30 p.m.

Therrell at Wesleyan (Private school in Norcross), 7:30 p.m.

Douglass at Calhoun (Calhoun City Schools), 7:30 p.m

Also this weekend:

The South Atlanta softball team will host Drew Charter, today at 5:30. The Hornets are the defending Region 6-Class AA champions.

The volleyball teams from Douglass, Grady, Washington and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate will participate in a tournament at Tri-Cities (Fulton County Schools), today and Saturday.

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