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Potential weather maker sparks changes to prep slate

• Feb 1, 2018 at 3:03 PM

The threat of inclement weather has brought on a flurry of changes to the high school sports lineup. A number of schools moved Friday's games to Thursday and, thus, will be in action tonight. Others are canceling junior varsity contests and shifting start times in an attempt to stay ahead of the potential weather maker forecast to hit the region some time this evening.

Here's what we know:

Northeast Tennessee

* Sullivan East at Sullivan South, originally scheduled for Friday, is being played today (Thursday, Feb. 1). Varsity girls tip off at 5 p.m. with varsity boys to follow.

* Cherokee will host Cocke County today (Thursday, Feb. 1) for Senior Night, beginning with varsity girls at 5 p.m. Varsity boys will follow. There are no JV games.

* Unaka at Cloudland, originally scheduled for Friday, will be played today (Thursday, Feb. 1). Varsity girls will tip at 5:30 p.m. followed by varsity boys. There are no JV games.

* Johnson County at Happy Valley, originally scheduled for Friday, is being played today (Thursday, Feb. 1) at regular times.

Southwest Virginia

* Tonight's Union at Lee High games will now be varsity only. Girls varsity tips off at 6 p.m. followed by the varsity boys. All games will be played at Pennington Middle School.

* Thomas Walker at J.I. Burton, originally scheduled for Friday, is being played today. JV games begin at 4 p.m. Homecoming festivities will be held during halftime of the boys’ varsity game.

* John Battle's games at Marion will begin with varsity girls at 5 p.m., today (Thursday, Feb. 1). Varsity boys will follow. There are no JV games.

* Mount Mission at Honaker game, scheduled for Thursday, has now been postponed. Makeup date TBA.

To report schedule changes, email us at sports@timesnews.net or call (423) 392-1323

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