By Sam Conner
The Winslow Junior High School football and softball teams opened the new season this week.
The seventh grade teams will play St. Johns at Winslow on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The eighth grade teams will play Show Low at Show Low on Thursday, Aug. 30. The seventh grade teams will play Round Valley at Eagar on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The eighth grade teams will play Blue Ridge at Winslow on Thursday, Sept. 6.
The seventh grade teams will play Payson Rim Country on Wednesday, Sept. 12, with the eighth grade teams playing Rim Country at Payson on Thursday, Sept. 13. The seventh grade teams will play Show Low in Winslow on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The eighth grade teams will play Snowflake at Snowflake on Thursday, Sept. 20. The final regular season games will be the seventh grade teams playing at Holbrook on Wednesday, Sept. 26, and the eighth grade teams playing Holbrook at Winslow on Thursday, Sept. 27.
All junior high school games other than end of the season tournaments are slated to start at 3:30 p.m.
The seventh grade softball team will participate in an invitational tournament at Show Low on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the time to be announced later. The eighth grade softball team will compete in an invitational tournament at Blue Ridge on that same date.
The eighth grade softball team will participate in the White Mountain League Playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the home of the higher seed and on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Snowflake, with all times to be determined later.
By Sam Conner