High school football: Benton-Southwood game moved to Thursday


The Benton Tigers’ home game against the Southwood Cowboys has been moved to Thursday night because of the potential for heavy rain.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 o’clock.

According to weather.com, the forecast for Friday as of early Wednesday afternoon is cloudy with periods of rain and a high of 59 with north-northeast winds at 10-15 mph. The chance of rain is 80 percent with rainfall possibly over one inch. Locally heavier rainfall is possible.