In the first game of the 2013 varsity football season, Providence Catholic Celtics face Joliet Catholic Academy at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at ATI Field at Memorial Stadium in Joliet.
Providence, 8-3 a year ago, was listed No. 15 in the preseason ratings by USA Today Sports. JCA, 8-5 in 2012 and a semifinalist in the
Class 5A playoffs, checked in at No. 23.
If you can't make it to the game at ATI Field at Memorial Stadium, 3000 W. Jefferson St., you can catch the action on Patch, courtesy of High School Cube.