(Note: All games are non-district and begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless otherwise indicated.)

Denison at Paris

Where: Wildcat Stadium

Records: Denison 0-1; Paris 0-1

Radio: KMKT 93.1 FM; KBUS 101.9 FM

Series: Denison leads 32-26-3

Last year: Paris won 18-6

Last week: Denison lost to Frisco Centennial 45-27; Paris lost to Mount Pleasant 40-17

Players to watch: Denison: RB Denard Whitfield, WR Jaleel Dade; Paris: WR Kenny Mason, LB Brickey Reed

Update: Denison and Paris were district rivals from 1936-55 and again from 1964-77 and 2002-03 … Whitfield got his senior season off to a strong start with 162 rushing yards and a pair of TDs, one rushing and one receiving … Paris’ 18 points last year was the lowest allowed by the Jacket defense.

Sulphur Springs at Sherman

Where: Bearcat Stadium

Records: Sulphur Springs 0-1; Sherman 1-0

Radio: KMAD 102.5 FM; KSST 1230 AM

Series: Sherman leads 12-6

Last year: Sherman won 49-44

Last week: Sulphur Springs lost to Tyler Lee 55-20; Sherman beat Little Elm 31-14

Players to watch: Sulphur Springs: RB Willy Ivery, QB/DB Larry Pryor; Sherman: RB Tre’ Mask, WR/DB Ja’Quay Pough

Update: Friday is the Bearcats’ homecoming … Sherman’s Gary Kinne marks his 100th game as a head football coach and also has moved into fifth place on the SHS all-time coaching win list … The Wildcats were within 21-20 and threatening to take the lead midway through the second quarter, but Lee held at its own 21 and then rattled off 34 unanswered points.

McKinney North at Prosper

Where: Eagle Stadium

Records: McKinney North 1-0; Prosper 0-1

Radio: KLAK 97.5 FM; www.sportsgram.net

Series: Prosper leads 1-0

Last year: Prosper won 31-10

Last week: McKinney North beat Carrollton Newman Smith 34-17; Prosper lost to Keller 24-23

Players to watch: McKinney North: RB Ronald Jones, QB Ben Dutze; Prosper: QB Chase Dawkins, RB Marquez Houston

Update: Jones rushed for 209 yards and scored 3 second-half TDs to help the Bulldogs break their game open … North committed 19 penalties for 155 yards against Newman Smith … Prosper missed a game-tying PAT with 15 seconds left after a penalty moved the ball back.

Greenville at The Colony

Where: Tommy Briggs Cougar Stadium

Records: Greenville 0-1; The Colony 1-0

Radio: KGVL 1400 AM

Series: The Colony leads 1-0

Last year: The Colony won 21-7

Last week: Greenville lost to Princeton 34-22; The Colony beat Saginaw 27-7

Players to watch: Greenville: QB Spencer Gilbert, RB Tyler Matthews; The Colony: RB Bryan Hammond, QB Phillip Albrecht

Update: Greenville’s losing streak stretched to 31, but only after the Lions gave Princeton a battle in the second half … Hammond had 156 yards and 3 TDs on the ground for The Colony, which took away 6 Saginaw turnovers in all.

West Mesquite at Wylie

Where: Wylie Stadium

Records: West Mesquite 0-1; Wylie 0-1

Radio: KEOM 88.5 FM

Series: Wylie leads 8-6

Last year: West Mesquite won 34-33 (OT)

Last week: West Mesquite lost to Rockwall-Heath 20-7; Wylie lost to Sachse 56-52

Players to watch: West Mesquite: WR William Stanley, QB Chason Virgil; Wylie: QB Carsen Cook, ATH Kameron Kelly

Update: The Pirates lost another heartbreaker to Sachse, this time on a 3-yard run with 1:48 left as the Mustangs rallied from a 52-34 deficit in the final 10 minutes … Cook and Kelly alternated at QB, giving the Pirates a different look each time … West Mesquite allowed 250 rushing yards in its loss to Rockwall-Heath.

Royse City at North Forney

Where: City Bank of Forney Stadium

Records: Royse City 0-1; North Forney 0-1

Radio: www.tsrnsports.com

Series: North Forney leads 1-0

Last year: North Forney won 34-3

Last week: Royse City lost to Forney 21-12; North Forney lost to Frisco 45-28

Players to watch: Royse City: QB Jackson Watts, WR Jake Glisch; North Forney: RB Armani Watts, WR Tyrone Morgan

Update: Royse City outgained Forney in total yards 361-321, but could not tally any points in the second half … North Forney was held to 57 total yards from scrimmage, but ran back 3 kickoffs for TDs, including a 98-yarder by Morgan in the second quarter.

Forney at Lovejoy

Where: Leopard Stadium

Records: Forney 1-0; Lovejoy 1-0

Radio: www.sportsgram.net

Series: Lovejoy leads 1-0

Last year: Lovejoy won 38-16

Last week: Forney beat Royse City 21-12; Lovejoy beat Frisco Heritage 62-42

Players to watch: Forney: RB A.J. Atnip, LB Colbey Michaelkovich; Lovejoy: QB Bowman Sells, RB Daniel Sefcik

Update: Defending 13-4A champion Lovejoy picked right up where it left off, with Sells passing for 318 yards and 3 TDs … Forney did most of its damage on the ground, but took the lead for good over Royse City before halftime on a 61-yard reverse pass.

Wylie East at Frisco Liberty

Where: FC Dallas Stadium

Records: Liberty 0-1; Wylie East 0-1

Radio: KFCD 990 AM

Series: Liberty leads 1-0

Last year: Liberty won 30-10

Last week: Wylie East lost to Red Oak 23-22; Liberty lost to Mesquite Poteet 49-20

Players to watch: Wylie East: QB Garrett McCain, RB Kevon Mack; Liberty: WR Rodray Perkins, ATH Udgam Goyal

Update: Wylie East’s game came down to a Red Oak FG with 4 seconds left … McCain, an Oklahoma State baseball commit, struggled in the opener, completing just 8-of-18 passes for 83 yards and no scores … Liberty allowed more than 600 yards to Poteet last week.

Gainesville vs. Iowa Park

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Wichita Falls (Memorial Stadium)

Records: Gainesville 1-0; Iowa Park 1-0

Radio: KGAF 1580 AM

Series: Iowa Park leads 9-7

Last year: Gainesville won 33-7

Last week: Gainesville beat Burkburnett 45-23; Iowa Park beat Pampa 36-12

Players to watch: Gainesville: RB Adam Berryman, WR/DB Jonathan Mendez; Iowa Park: WR/DB Jared Price, LB Dakota Schweiger

Update: Gainesville’s Keith Hall marks his 100th game as a head coach … The game was relocated from Iowa Park because of delayed renovations to Iowa Park’s stadium … The Leopards have a open date next week because of a calendar conflict with Ardmore, Okla.

Celina at Crandall

Where: Pirate Stadium

Records: Celina 1-0; Crandall 1-0

Radio: www.homeofthebobcats.com; www.sportsgram.net

Series: Celina leads 1-0

Last year: Celina won 49-7

Last week: Celina beat Melissa 33-29; Crandall beat Brownsboro 27-14

Players to watch: Celina: QB Nathan Elliott, RB Jarren Alexander; Crandall: WR Austin Pryor, QB Hunter Darst

Update: The Bobcats moved to the edge of the Associated Press 3A Top 10 with 13 points in this week’s poll … Celina’s normally-stalwart defense gave up a whopping 29 first downs and 504 total yards to Melissa … Alexander, a sophomore, burst onto the scene with 91 rushing yards and a TD each rushing and receiving.

Frisco Lone Star at Whitesboro

Where: Bearcat Stadium

Records: Lone Star 1-0; Whitesboro 1-0

Series: Whitesboro leads 2-1

Last year: Lone Star won 34-33

Last week: Lone Star beat Fort Worth Castleberry 48-14; Whitesboro beat Fort Worth Christian 47-14

Players to watch: Lone Star: RB Ramon Harris, QB Chase Moake; Whitesboro: RB Collin Kilcrease, FL Cody Ford

Update: Whitesboro unleashed a seldom-used air attack, with Ford catching 4 passes for 171 yards and 2 TDs … Kilcrease carried 11 times for 91 yards before giving way to Jake Dyer, who broke a pair of long TD runs … Lone Star coach Jeff Rayburn, the team’s former O-coordinator, won his debut game at the school last week.

Anna at Aubrey

Where: Chaparral Stadium

Records: Anna 1-0; Aubrey 0-1

Series: Aubrey leads 6-1

Last year: Anna won 30-15

Last week: Anna beat Life Oak Cliff 42-14; Aubrey lost to Pottsboro 20-9

Players to watch: Anna: RB/LB Isaac Armijo, QB Ty Chapman; Aubrey: RB Daniel Longhenry, QB Mason Robinson

Update: The Coyotes are attempting to start 2-0 for the fourth season in a row … Armijo, a sophomore, had a strong start to his varsity career with 163 yards and 4 TDs … Last season’s win was the first in 7 tries for the Coyotes against the Chaparrals.

North Lamar at Bonham

Where: Warrior Stadium

Records: North Lamar 0-1; Bonham 1-0

Radio: KFYN 1420 AM/www.kfyn1420.com; KPLT 107.7 FM

Series: North Lamar leads 12-11

Last year: North Lamar won 28-13

Last week: North Lamar lost to Commerce 42-25; Bonham beat Pilot Point 21-20

Players to watch: North Lamar: WR Samaki Walker, LB Jonathan Edwards; Bonham: QB Dra Smith, WR Greg Moses

Update: The Purple Warriors pulled out a nailbiter on the road, with Smith scoring the TD and keeping for the winning 2-point conversion with 1:07 left … Bonham last had a 1-point win in a season-opener in 2004 — a 36-35 win against Sanger in coach Larry McFarlin’s debut … North Lamar has 8 returning starters from a team that made the 3A Division II playoffs.

Van Alstyne at Melissa

Where: Cardinal Stadium

Records: Van Alstyne 1-0; Melissa 0-1

Radio: mcn.melissaisd.org

Series: Melissa leads 3-0

Last year: Melissa won 42-0

Last week: Van Alstyne beat Holliday 49-21; Melissa lost to Celina 33-29

Players to watch: Van Alstyne: RB Terry Lawrence, OL/DL Connor Mayes; Melissa: WR Jackson Webb, QB Taylor McGehee

Update: McGehee was impressive in his first game as a Cardinal, throwing for 329 yards and 2 TDs and rushing for 80 yards and a third score … Van Alstyne’s O-line, led by Mayes, imposed its will on Holliday, with Lawrence rushing for 151 and Alex Phillips adding 131 more … The Panthers have already equaled their win total of a year ago.

Lindsay at Pilot Point

Where: Massey Stadium

Records: Lindsay 0-1; Pilot Point 0-1

Series: Pilot Point leads 5-0

Last year: Pilot Point won 33-24

Last week: Lindsay lost to Howe 9-5; Pilot Point lost to Bonham 21-20

Players to watch: Lindsay: QB John Haverkamp, LB Elijah Walker; Pilot Point: QB Travis Garrett, RB Tristan Jurecka

Update: Pilot Point outgained Bonham 379-236 in total yardage in last week’s loss … Two running backs, DaCoven Bailey and Jurecka, had triple-digit rushing yardage for the Bearcats … Lindsay had 297 yards but suffered 4 fumbles and an interception, and couldn’t put the ball in the end zone against Howe.

Valley View at Callisburg

Where: Wildcat Stadium

Records: Valley View 1-0; Callisburg 1-0

Radio: KPFC 89.1/91.9 FM

Series: Valley View leads 23-16-2

Last year: Callisburg won 34-23

Last week: Valley View beat Era 36-0; Callisburg beat Henrietta 33-14

Players to watch: Valley View: RB Landon Boaz, QB Ethan McCollum; Callisburg: RB Jake Parker, QB Rheyce Childress

Update: Callisburg dropped out of the AP poll voting after opening the year tied for No. 14 … The Wildcats joined the club of 2-back successes, with Parker running for 103 yards and 3 TDs and Mason Langthorn adding a team-high 122 … Valley View has 8 starters back both ways from a team that went 2 playoff rounds deep.

Pottsboro at Gunter

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Pottsboro 1-0; Gunter 1-0

Radio: KZRC 96.1 FM

Series: Gunter leads 5-4

Last year: Pottsboro won 34-6

Last week: Pottsboro beat Aubrey 20-9; Gunter beat Boyd 21-12

Players to watch: Pottsboro: WR Kory Waller, RB Thaddeus Flinn; Gunter: QB Austen Gressett, DE Tyson Scott

Update: Pottsboro handed Gunter its only regular-season loss a year ago … The Tigers ran only 39 offensive plays against Boyd and allowed 390 yards on defense, but still won … Waller emerged as the latest Cardinal deep threat, amassing 149 receiving yards and a 52-yard TD.

Paris Chisum at Howe

Where: Bulldog Stadium

Records: Chisum 0-1; Howe 1-0

Series: Howe leads 1-0

Last year: Howe won 40-14

Last week: Chisum lost to Prairiland 41-7; Howe beat Lindsay 9-5

Players to watch: Chisum: WR Geron Hicks, DB Jared Matthews; Howe: QB Quinton Harris, LB Brady Smith

Update: Howe’s defense bent but didn’t break, led by Smith, who had 14 1/2 tackles, a fumble recovery and a caused fumble … Harris rushed for 114 yards and the game’s lone TD from 13 yards out … Chisum is looking to snap a 12-game losing streak.

Prairiland at Whitewright

Where: Tiger Stadium

Records: Prairiland 1-0; Whitewright 0-1

Series: Whitewright leads 2-1

Last year: Prairiland won 33-24

Last week: Prairiland beat Paris Chisum 41-7; Whitewright lost to Nocona 43-7

Players to watch: Prairiland: RB Conner Skidmore, LB Colton Lewis; Whitewright: QB Jefferson Ballard, WR Seth Hames

Update: Whitewright managed only 112 yards of total offense at Nocona, 35 of which came on Ballard’s TD run in the third quarter … In last year’s game against Prairiland, the Tigers rallied to within 2 points in the third quarter before the Patriots put the game away late … Prairiland coach Alex Richters won his debut with the Patriots last week.

Leonard at Honey Grove

Where: Warrior Stadium

Records: Leonard 0-1; Honey Grove 0-0

Radio: www.kfyn1420.com

Series: Honey Grove leads 33-24-3

Last year: Tied 16-16

Last week: Leonard lost to Community 34-29; Honey Grove was idle

Players to watch: Leonard: RB Solomon Titus, WR/DB Justin Bennett; Honey Grove: QB/DB Jeremy Patt, RB/LB Lucas Banker

Update: The Warriors, after taking a Week 0 bye, finally hit the field … Last year’s game in Leonard was stopped by a citywide power failure with 3:01 left, resulting in the first tie involving Texomaland teams in 9 years … Titus had 210 yards but no TDs rushing last week for the Tigers, but did open the year with a 90-yard return for a TD.

Trenton at Bells

Where: Panther Stadium

Records: Trenton 0-1; Bells 0-1

Series: Trenton leads 2-0

Last year: Trenton won 23-0

Last week: Trenton lost to S&S 54-6; Bells lost to Wolfe City 42-6

Players to watch: Trenton: QB Kever Wylie, WR Kyle Wylie; Bells: WR Weston Russell, QB Noah Straw

Update: Last year’s win over Bells was Trenton’s first football victory since 1959 … Bells battled hard for a half, but ran out of steam, allowing TDs on 4 straight Wolfe City possessions in the third quarter … Trenton, which was shut out 8 times last year, got on the scoreboard when the Wylie brothers connected with 3:50 left.

S&S at Collinsville

Where: W.L Stephenson Athletic Complex

Records: S&S 1-0; Collinsville 1-0

Series: Collinsville leads 17-15

Last year: Collinsville won 30-28

Last week: S&S beat Trenton 54-6; Collinsville beat Sacred Heart 62-34

Players to watch: S&S: RB Willie Winborne, WR Trenton Noland; Collinsville: QB/DB John Lewis, RB/DB Connor Daley

Update: The Rams will attempt to open 2-0 for the 10th time in school history … The Pirates have taken 4 of 5 meetings with S&S since the rivalry resumed in 2008 after an 8-year hiatus … Collinsville won a season-opener for the first time since 2007 … Lewis was back to his old tricks, with 193 yards and an area-high 5 rushing TDs.

Tom Bean at Wolfe City

Where: Don Howard Stadium

Records: Tom Bean 1-0; Wolfe City 1-0

Series: Tom Bean leads 7-2

Last year: Tom Bean won 15-14

Last week: Tom Bean beat Celeste 40-20; Wolfe City beat Bells 42-6

Players to watch: Tom Bean: RB Daniel Jackson, QB Hunter Book; Wolfe City: RB/LB Justin Wilkinson, WR Malik Gaffney

Update: Wolfe City’s wins against Tom Bean occurred in 1994 and 1998 … The Tomcats brought a run-first philosophy in head coach Allen Cross’ debut, racking up 288 on the ground … Last year’s game between the Wolves and Tomcats came down to a missed Wolfe City conversion in the second quarter.

Blue Ridge at Era

Where: Hornet Stadium

Records: Blue Ridge 0-1; Era 0-1

Series: Era leads 7-1

Last year: Era won 20-13

Last week: Blue Ridge lost to Detroit 51-13; Era lost to Valley View 36-0

Players to watch: Blue Ridge: QB Ty Agan, WR Brevin Wiggins; Era: QB Jacob Metzler, LB Jose De Los Santos

Update: The Tigers’ only win against Era was in the 2010 season-opener, 20-0 … The Tigers were limited to 173 offensive yards in last season’s home loss to the Hornets … Blue Ridge aired it out last week, with Agan completing 22 of 31 passes for 238 yards and no picks.

Savoy at Heath Fulton

Where: Falcon Field

Records: Savoy 0-1; Fulton 1-0

Series: First meeting

Last week: Savoy lost to Rochelle 54-8; Fulton beat Cedar Park Summit 60-8

Players to watch: Savoy: TE Kaden Kumler, RB Adam Musser; Fulton: n/a

Update: Their first foray into traditional 6-man country was an eye-opener for the Cardinals, who lost by the mercy rule … Fulton is a member of TAPPS Division II 6-Man.

Tioga at Fannindel

Where: Bishop Field

Records: Tioga 0-1; Fannindel 1-0

Series: First meeting

Last week: Tioga lost to Garden City 57-0; Fannindel beat Rockwall Heritage 68-19

Players to watch: Tioga: n/a; Fannindel: RB Stephen Lock, WR/DB Quincy Cuba

Update: Tioga, playing a varsity schedule for the first time since 1949, had a rocky debut using only freshmen and sophomores … Former Falcons assistant Gabe Lane was a winner in his head coaching debut … The Falcons opened with a victory for only the second time since Fannindel became a 6-man school in 2005.