Due to the expectation of thunderstorms in the area late Friday, two area football games have been moved up to start earlier Friday evening:
• In the South Central Conference, Wisconsin Dells' home game against Wautoma has been moved up to a 6 p.m. start.
• In the Southwest Wisconsin Conference, Prairie du Chien's game at Richland Center has been moved up to 5:30 p.m.
Two other prep sports events were canceled on Friday:
• Monroe boys soccer at Poynette/Portage, canceled.
• Middleton boys volleyball at Glendale Nicolet, canceled.
Other schools announced changes to pre-game events, such as Homecoming parades and tailgate parties. Also, more schools may announce changes to their football start times as the afternoon goes on. Fans are encouraged to check with the host school for more information, and should bring appropriate rain gear to their games.