High school football gets underway, Zero Week games are here

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The Great Oak High School Wolfpack will play host to San Jacinto High School in Zero Week high school football action. Rob Davis Photography photo
The first official week of high school football in California begins this week with the ever so famed Zero Week games. According to the rules laid down by the Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation, players are required to have nine days of practice before scrimmaging or playing in a game. Zero Week games are becoming more and more popular since this first game results in a bye-week somewhere during the preseason, leading up to a breath of fresh air in the grand scheme of things. It gives the banged-up guys a chance to heal, and it gives teams an extra week of preparation for the next week’s football game. Most coaches and players always prefer getting the season started early since they have been working out all summer together and would much rather be lining u
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