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The Sonoraville Phoenix took the field with confidence Friday night at home against the Model Blue Devils, and were ahead at the half by three, but due to some untimely penalties, the Phoenix couldn’t hold off the visitors from 7-AA as they fell 21-10 at home in the season opener.
Seven local teams are in action in what the Georgia High School Association deems as Week 0 for high school football tonight. That means every team in action this week will have two bye weeks between now and the end of the regular season on Nov. 7.
The Rockmart Lady Jackets’ volleyball team split between Model and Adairsville as they played host to the Lady Devils and Lady Tigers on Tuesday night.
Model’s offense showed flashes of brilliance Friday night, but coach Gordon Powers said there is still room for improvement, as the Blue Devils grabbed a 28-9 victory at Pepperell in a preseason game,
High school football players tired of hitting and tackling their teammates get a chance to hit some different opponents tonight as every Rome-area football team plays a preseason game. Three games feature local teams facing off with Model playing at Pepperell, Rome traveling to Calhoun and Coosa traveling to Gordon Central.
Pepperell’s bats came alive Wednesday as the Dragons plated seven runs to top Model 7-1, in a non-region game at Model.
Rome trailed Model by three runs heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, but the bats came alive just when they needed to.
Three Floyd County football players have been named to Georgia High School Football Daily’s preseason All-State Teams.
On Saturday morning at the Huffman Center at Darlington, eight local high school volleyball teams will enter the building and when the smoke clears one will leave as the 2014 Battle of the Counties champion.
Local softball teams will see plenty of action this weekend in the Lady Devil Classic at Alto Park hosted by Model High School.