Football season is right around the corner and for those who are playing, or have a student playing, here are some dates to remember:

August 3: Freshmen through seniors equipment check, team meeting, rules and regulations. The meeting will be at 5 p.m. at the high school. 

August 7: Sophomores, juniors and seniors will have a 12 minute run. Freshmen may participate, but are not required to. The run will take place at midnight at Ridgerunner Stadium. 

August 7: Practice begins for freshmen through seniors. Practice will go from 9-11:30 a.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 8: Freshmen through seniors will practice from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 8: Freshmen through senior parent and Booster Club meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the high school.

August 9: Practice for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 10: Practice for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 10: Seventh and eighth grade equipment check and parent meeting at 6 p.m. at the middle school. 

August 11: First practice with pads for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors at 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium. 

August 11: Seventh and eighth grade practice starts at 6 p.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 12: Media Day at Ridgerunner Stadium. 

August 12: The varsity team will host the annual Red and White Scrimmage at 6 p.m. at Ridgerunner Stadium. 

August 14: Practice for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 15: Practice for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors at Ridgerunner Stadium.

August 16: First day of school. Seventh and eighth grade teams will practice during first period, freshmen will practice during fifth period, while sophomores, juniors and seniors will practice during seventh period. 

August 17: Grove will scrimmage at Coweta with both the Coweta Tigers and the Tahelquah Tigers. Freshmen begin at 5 p.m., JV at 6 p.m. and varsity taking the field at 7 p.m

August 24: Grove will scrimmage at Pryor against the Pryor Tigers and the Sallisaw Black Diamonds. The scrimmages will begin at 5 p.m.

September 1: Grove will play their first game of the season on the road against Claremore Seqyoyah. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Claremore.