The Warriors won this matchup last year 41-14, rushing for 347 yards and four TDs.
Lemley begins his 23rd season with the Dots, which includes four Class AA state titles.
Poca won 44-22 in last year's opener, but is missing its top rusher and scorer from that team, Dalton Hedrick, who did not come out for football this year.
Price, who had led Ravenswood to a pair of AA state titles in basketball, took over when veteran coach Dick Sturm retired.
"Coach Price has always had success in basketball,'' said Hoover coach Tim Meyer, "and I'm sure he'll have those kids ready to go. They've got a real big offensive line, and those kids come off the ball and hit you.''
Sissonville does return basketball standout Trent Stowers, who gained 720 yards rushing with six TDs last year and caught 25 passes for 463 yards and five scores.
Buffalo, however, will be without one of its top rushing threats for a few weeks as sophomore Jordan Tucker nurses a broken hand.
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