CARTHAGE, Mo. – High school football is back in Missouri. Sort of.

Carthage hosted a jamboree Friday with both Central Ozark and Big 8 teams represented. Those teams included Carthage, Carl Junction, Monett, and Nevada.

Carthage will open its season on the road next week against Ozark.

Carl Junction will host COC opponent Willard.

Monett will open its season hosting Hollister.

Nevada starts its 2021 campaign at home against Logan-Rogersville.