Thursday's season-opening win by the Arizona Wildcats was just the beginning of a football-filled Labor Day weekend.
More than a dozen Southern Arizona high school programs host games on Friday night and a handful of local teams will be playing in the Phoenix area. Click here for a game-by-game breakdown of this week's action.
Mountain View, which opened the season with a 51-6 win last week, remains atop the Star's Super Seven power poll. Click here to view the complete rankings and see which team dropped out.
Speaking of the Mountain Lions, they host Scottsdale Horizon on Friday night in a coaching matchup of two former Arizona Wildcats, Clarence McRae and Kris Heavner. Click here to read more about the long-awaited showdown, featured in this week's Gaona In The Game.
Ironwood Ridge takes the field this week for the first time this week since its season-opening loss to 44-7 loss against Chandler Hamilton. The Nighthawks host Mesa Westwood in a game featuring one of the top story lines in Southern Arizona this week. Click here for four more things to watch.
Sunnyside kicked off its season with a dramatic 27-21 win in double overtime last week, thanks in part to a strong performance by senior quarterback Nick O'Hagin. Click here to read about his not-so-easy journey to becoming the leader for the Blue Devils.