KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — High school football fans in the Knoxville area may have to wait a little longer for kickoff on Friday with several schools opting to push back start times due to high heat.

According to the WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team, heat indexes could climb into the triple digits on Friday.

Area games typically start at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Some games will now start as late as 8 p.m. to minimize game time in the sweltering heat.

New Kickoff Times

  • Science Hill at Anderson County
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • Bearden at Alcoa
    • 7:30 p.m.
  • Fulton at Campbell County
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • Gatlinburg-Pittman at Cocke County
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • Halls at Gibbs
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • Powell at Farragut
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • Sevier County at Jefferson County
    • 8:00 p.m.
  • West at Clinton
    • 7:45 p.m. at 250 West Broad Street
  • William Blount at Karns
    • 8:00 p.m.

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