The winter weather expected to eclipse much of north, central and west Texas this weekend has led to many rumors concerning Stephenville and the 3A Division I football playoffs.

The Yellow Jackets are still scheduled to play Lubbock Cooper at 7:30 p.m. Friday at P.E. Shotwell Stadium, located at 1525 S. 11th Street in Abilene.

Stephenville assistant athletic director Mike Carroll is keeping the Empire-Tribune updated with weather concerns, and any changes will be immediately shared online at and on the Stephenville Sports Blitz app that can be downloaded free by smartphone and tablet users.

Readers may also check for weather and game updates on Twitter @etsports and on the Empire-Tribune's Facebook page.

Hico athletic director and football head coach Keith Wood confirmed Wednesday morning that the Tigers are still scheduled to face Goldthwaite at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gordon Wood Stadium in Brownwood. Any changes to the 1A Division I quarterfinal will also be shared through the E-T's online and social media.

Advance tickets are available for the Stephenville game. Adult tickets are $6 and student tickets are $4 if purchased in advance in the SHS lobby. All tickets purchased at the gate are $8.

There are no advance ticket sales in Hico. All tickets must be purchased at the gate and are $7 for adults and $5 for students.