Havelock High will open the 2014 football season with four straight home games, according to the schedule released by the school on Tuesday.
The three-time defending state 3A champions are scheduled to open the season against Washington at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Havelock High. Home games follow on Aug. 29 against New Bern, Sept. 5 against Jones Senior and Sept. 12 against Kinston, all at 7 p.m.
After the homestand, the Rams will hit the road for four straight contests, including the final non-conference contest at Northside in Jacksonville at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19.
Havelock opens Coastal 3A Conference play at Richlands on Sept. 26, followed by road games at Jacksonville on Oct. 3 and at Swansboro on Oct. 10.
Havelock concludes the regular season with three straight home games, Oct. 17 vs. White Oak, Oct. 24 vs. West Carteret and Nov. 7 vs. West Craven.
The Rams have an open date on Halloween night, Oct. 31.
The Rams have two scrimmages scheduled during the preseason, Aug. 11 at East Duplin and Aug. 15 at Southwest Onslow.