Friday Night Hits Tailgate opens season in Morristown

Burke-Toney Stadium

They are located 1.7 miles a part.

The Friday Night Hits Tailgate heats up for the first time in 2018 on Friday in Morristown for a rivalry showdown between East and West.

Morristown West travels right down the road as the visiting team, playing on its home field, against Morristown East in the Citizen Tribune Kickoff Classic at 7:30 p.m at Burke-Toney Stadium.

Before the game, WATE and Hot 104.5 FM will be helping fans get their game face on. Join us for a pregame event featuring music, corn hole and more beginning at 5:30 p.m.

You can get involved with social media by using the Friday Night Hits filter on Snapchat.

Morristown West, who is coming off a 3-7 season in 2017, has dominated the Hurricanes over the last decade. The Trojans are 8-2 in the rivalry since 2008, outscoring Morristown East 272-154 in the last 10 games. The Hurricanes finished last season 4-7 with a trip to playoffs after a 42-20 loss to West in the season opener.

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