Season-opening prep football moves to downtown Detroit

Games include 2011 champion match-up; Brother Rice vs Cass Tech

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DETROIT - The premier season-opening high school football event in Michigan has a new name and a new home.

The Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic will be held in Detroit at Tom Adams Field on the campus of Wayne State University August 24-25, 2012. 

"The Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic will provide an electric, bowl-game like atmosphere for high school football in the city of Detroit," said Dave Beachnau, Detroit Sports Commission executive director and organizer and founder of the event. "We believe that the setting in Midtown Detroit at Wayne State will create a unique and memorable experience for the players and fans of high school football and support the mission of Detroit Sports to bring sporting events, and visitors to the area."

The game matchups are:

  • Southgate Anderson vs. Woodhaven
  • Dearborn vs. Clinton Twp. Chippewa Valley
  • Detroit Crockett vs. Oak Park
  • Port Huron vs. Utica Eisenhower
  • Detroit King vs. Southfield
  • Birmingham Brother Rice vs. Detroit Cass Tech

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