What you need to know: HS football regional finals playoff round begins this week

The high school football area playoffs begin this week, and here's all the info you need to get to up to speed and follow your favorite team's run to the state championships at Cowboys Stadium in mid December.

Real-time scores, play by play and stats: Follow the top Dallas-area playoff games with up-to-the-minute scores, stats and play by play on our scoreboard.

Playoff pairings: 5A, 4A | 3A, 2A | Private schools, others

Matt Wixon's analysis: Mass demise of unbeatens shows nothing is certain in HS football playoffs

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SportsDayHS is your home for the playoffs: Click here to visit the high school sports homepage for full playoff coverage.

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