Hometown Heroes

Since the end of the Super Bowl, the decision of football's fate has been killing us. Luckily, we were spared from shedding tears when players and owners finally came to an agreement. We anxiously await the start of the NFL season, with TV remotes in hand, but to keep us sane until then, Cowboys Stadium will host a day full of America's favorite sport. The Kirk Herbstreit National Kickoff Classic is for serious football fanatics, the ones who know which high school players will be in tomorrow's Gatorade advertisements. When Herbstreit isn't announcing ESPN's College GameDay, he's giving younger players a chance to shine. For the past seven years, this nationally broadcasted event has featured the top high school football teams from Ohio and Texas. This year, the football frenzy kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday at Cowboys Stadium. Tickets range from $15 to $20.30. It's time to gather up the family and sit back at Jerryworld as you watch games including Edna Karr vs. Arlington Bowie. For more information, visit herbstreitfootballseries.com.
Mon., Sept. 5, 10 a.m., 2011
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Christina Mlynksi