Brandon Licklider, left, and Nikki Look worked the concession stands at a tailgate party held Friday evening, Aug. 26, held before the first St. James High School home varsity football game of the season. The St. James Tigers defeated the Houston Tigers, 42-0.

St. James R-1 School Board members and a city council member served hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and more outside the multi-purpose recreational complex before the varsity football game.