Home of the Cincinnati Bengals will host a high school football game this year

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Thanks to conflicts at Nippert Stadium, home of the Cincinnati Bearcats, St. Xavier and Lakota West will get to play in an NFL stadium. St. X, ranked No. 67 in the High School Football America Preseason 100, and the Firebirds will play at Paul Brown Stadium, home of the Cincinnati Bengals, on August 24.

According to WCPO-TV, this is believed to be the first high school game at PBS since the 2008 Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Series played four games on the pro turf.

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