Weather prompts postponement of preps football opener

Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 3:42pm
Staff reports

The Week 0 high school football game between Ensworth and Oakland has been postponed until 7 p.m. Saturday due to the threat of inclement weather.

The contest, originally scheduled for today, still will be broadcast live on WUXP-TV (Ch. 30). It will be the first of the station’s Thursday Night Lights series.

Both schools are among the top 100 nationally, according to

Oakland (No. 72 in Rivals.’com’s preseason 100) won the Class 5A state title in 2008. Ensworth (No. 83) reached the Division II-2A semifinals.