(WJBK) - The Xenith Prep Kickoff Classic is the premier season-opening high school football showcase in Michigan.
The event will feature 5 of the top 10 season-opening games in the state, including the opening match-up at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24 between #3 West Bloomfield and #5 Walled Lake Western. The closing game will be on Sat., Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. between the defending MHSAA Division 2 State Champion Detroit Martin Luther King vs. the winningest all-time team in the state Indiana and perennial powerhouse Indianapolis Cathedral.
The event games will feature more than 25 Division 1 recruits.
Kris Smith, director of the Detroit Sports Commission, joined us in studio to tell us more about the games. You can hear from him in the video player above.
Tickets $10 at the gate - one ticket is good for all games on that day. For more information, visit www.detroitsports.org.