Battle of River here this Friday

The Mexia Blackcat and Groes­beck Goat football teams meet this Friday for the annual “Battle of the River” matchup, when the victor takes home the coveted Navasota River sign.

Blackcat fans can pick up their Battle of the River T-shirts at ReMax Real Estate/Womack Insurance, 201 E. Milam St. in Mexia for $15 each between now and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Blackcat Stadium.