For high school football teams today is the day to take that next step. It is the day the MPA allows teams to play controlled scrimmages against other teams. As part of Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket's continuing coverage of the football scene, here are some of the matchups and times for today's scrimmages around Eastern Maine.

5PM START TIMES:

Hampden at Bangor

Brewer at Oceanside

John Bapst at Dexter

Ellsworth at Orono

Houlton at Bucksport

Washington Acd at Mattanawcook Acd

4PM START TIMES:

Belfast at Waterville

Foxcroft Acd at Madison

Hermon at Nokomis

MCI at Stearns

Old Town at Winslow

MDI at Camden Hills

NOTE: Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket begins its high school football coverage with a Kickoff Show Special, 7PM, Thursday, September 4th. An hour long special broadcast that will preview all the storylines of the '14 football season. Immediately following the Kickoff Special  The Ticket presents Opening NIght of the NFL season: Green Bay at Seattle at 8PM.