Madilynn Hunter, left, and Ryenn Gordon lay in the end zone "O" of "Moberly" after the Moberly jamboree Friday at Moberly High School. Both girls hail from Centralia, with Madilynn's older brother playing on the Panthers' football team.
Hallsville defensive back Davis Forge blocks a pass intended for Chillicothe wide receiver Ruger Cox during the high school football jamboree Friday at Moberly High School. Hallsville's first full game will be against Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School on Aug. 30.
Chillicothe's Cesar Mares tosses the ball with teammate Evan Loucks on the sidelines during the high school football jamboree Friday at Moberly High School. At any given point during the jamboree, all four teams were on the field: two teams used one half, and two used the other.
A pile of ice is left to melt on Moberly High School's home sidelines after the school hosted a jamboree involving four local high school football teams Friday. Fans of Chillicothe, Moberly, Centralia and Hallsville's teams came to watch the short set of preseason scrimmages.
Stephenie Wilson cleans up trash after the football jamboree Friday at Moberly High School. Wilson works at Moberly Middle School and was one of about four people that stayed behind long after the game to clean up the bleachers and the stadium.
Lily Bartlett, 4, laughs after hyping up the Rock Bridge High School dance team before the Jamboree Friday at Rock Bridge High School. Lily has spent a significant amount of time with Rock Bridge students since her mother, Lyria Bartlett, is an MU professor and high school dance coach.
Rock Bridge senior Jack McCallister crowd surfs through a cluster of Rock Bridge fans. McCallister leads the student section as the "hype man," alongside a handful of other spirited seniors during the football season.
Jefferson City senior quarterback Cole Gresham evades a sack by Battle senior strong safety Quentarius Vaughn during the annual preseason jamboree Friday at Rock Bridge High School. The Jamboree began at 7 p.m and ended after 8 p.m.
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