By BOB LATTA
Record Sports Editor
The Hesston Swather football team will start its season on the road in 2014. The Swathers will journey north to Lindsborg to battle the Smoky Valley Vikings on Sept. 5 in the season opener.
Kickoff time for that game and all the other regular-season games will be at 7 p.m.
The three district games this year will be Hillsboro here on Oct. 17, then at Council Grove on Oct. 24 and at Southeast of Saline on Oct. 30.
Clint Rider is head coach of the Swathers. Doug Broadfoot and Philip Unruh are assistant coaches.
Below are the complete varsity and junior varsity football schedules.
2014 VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Fri., Aug. 29: Meet the Swathers, 6:30 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 5: At Smoky Valley, Lindsborg, 7 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 12: HALSTEAD, 7 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 19: STERLING, 7 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 26: At Lyons, 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 3: HAVEN (Homecoming), 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 10: At Pratt, 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 17: HILLSBORO, 7 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 24: At Council Grove, 7 p.m.
Thur., Oct. 30: At Southeast of Saline, 7 p.m.
Tues., Nov. 4: Bi-district, 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 8: Regional, 7 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 14: Sectional, 7 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 21: Sub-state, 7 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 29: State, TBA.
2014 JV FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Mon., Sept. 8: SMOKY VALEY, 6 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 15: At Halstead, 6 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 22: At Sterling, 6 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 29: LYONS, 6 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 6: At Haven, 6 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 13: PRATT, 6 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 20: At Hillsboro, 6 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 27: SE of SALINE, 6 p.m.