High School Football Schedules Are Official

High School Football schedules are out. Schedules for our local teams are listed below. You can also access each school’s schedule by clicking the Local Sports tab on the main menu, then selecting Football Schedules.

Fort Thomas

The Fort Thomas Apaches will try to build on their 6-3 record from last year. They qualified for and hosted a 1st round playoff game for the first time in years. They will have to get their traveling shoes on this season as they make 3 of the longest trips in the state.

August 24th @ Salome 7:00pm

August 31st vs. Anthem Prep 7:00pm

September 7th @ San Pasqual (Winterhaven, CA) 7:00pm

September 14th @ St. David 7:00pm

September 21st vs. Valley Union 7:00pm

September 28th vs. Duncan 7:00pm

October 5th @ Baboquivari 7:00pm

October 11th vs. Arete Prep 7:00pm


Pima Head Coach John Bryant will be getting his first look at most of the teams on the 2018 schedule. There will most likely be a bit of an adjustment period for him to to get acquainted with the 11-man game. The schedule as a whole isn’t a tough one, which might be a perfect storm for the ‘Riders this season and with no Week 0 game, they will have an extra week to be ready.

August 24th vs. Arizona Lutheran 7:00pm

August 31st vs Willcox 7:00pm

September 7th vs. Alchesay 7:00pm

September 14th @ Bisbee 7:00pm

September 21st @ Tombstone 7:00pm

September 28th @ Thatcher 7:00pm

October 5th @ St. Johns 7:00pm

October 19th vs. Morenci 7:00pm

October 26th vs. Round Valley 7:00pm


After winning back to back State Championships the Thatcher Eagles didn’t shy away from the best teams around the state in their 2018 schedule.  Head Coach Sean Hinton and the Eagles will have to be ready Week 0 when they host rival Morenci to open the season.

August 17th vs. Morenci 7:00pm

August 24th @ American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek 7:00pm

August 31st vs. Show Low 7:00pm

September 7th @ Safford 7:00pm

September 14th vs. Benson 7:00pm

September 21st vs. Santa Cruz 7:00pm

September 28th vs. Pima 7:00pm

October 5th – Bye

October 12th @ St. Johns 7:00pm

October 19th @ Round Valley 7:00pm

October 26th vs. Santa Rita 7:00pm


The 2018 varsity football schedule is set for the Safford Bulldogs. First year head coach Eric Hjalmersen will have his work cut out for him with the schedule. Of the 10 regular season games, only Catalina failed to qualify for the playoffs last year and every single team on their schedule finished above .500. This might qualify as the toughest schedule in the entire 3A.

August 17th @ Snowflake  7:oopm

August 24th – Bye

August 31st vs. Wickenburg 7:oopm

September 7th vs. Thatcher 7:oopm

September 14th @ Show Low 7:00pm

September 21st @ Florence 7:00pm

September 28th @ Sahuarita 7:00pm

October 5th vs. Catalina 7:oopm

October 11th vs Tanque Verde 7:oopm (Thursday)

October 19th @ Pusch Ridge 7:00pm

October 26th vs. Sabino 7:oopm