It was a great night in Armuchee as the Indians continued their best start to a season since 2009 while it was a little tougher results on the road for Rome as they lost a close one in their region opener.
After opening the season with three losses, the Pepperell Dragons put one in the win column over the Temple Tigers 24-20 with a consistent offensive attack through the game.
The game got off to a bit of a slow start on Friday as Darlington and Heritage’s defense turned away the opposing offenses for much of the first half. But once the Tigers got going, they weren’t going to be stopped as they ran away in the final quarter for a 28-7 victory over the visiting Generals.
Armuchee faced some tough stretches during Thursday’s home match against Cherokee County (Ala.), but each time the Lady Indians faced adversity, they dug deep to put together a run that resulted in a three-set victory.
There has been a lot of great football talent developed locally from the youth ranks all the way up through high school in recent years, and that is nowhere more evident than on the fields across the country on any given Saturday in the fall.
Coosa was looking to earn an improbable region win on their home field on Tuesday against 7-AA leader Dade County. Unfortunately, solid play offensively and defensively by the Lady Wolverines and some self-inflicted wounds by the Lady Eagles equaled out to a convincing victory for the visitors.
Pepperell has had a tough start to the region schedule, losing three games by a total of six runs, including two one-run losses. On Monday, their offense wasn’t going to take any chances with close scores.
It was an impressive and historic Saturday for the Armuchee Lady Indians volleyball team as they not only went undefeated in four matches but also claimed their first-ever tournament title in program history.
Barron Stadium featured a much-anticipated matchup between state-ranked teams on Friday night, but it was Class 7A Collins Hill that left the proceedings with their undefeated record still intact and the Rome Wolves suffering their first loss but eager to fix their mistakes to get ready for …
The Darlington Tigers avenged 2020’s close loss to Region 5-AA opponent Heard County by returning the favor in dominant fashion at Chris Hunter Stadium on Friday night. With the 20-7 victory, the Tigers moved to 2-1 on the season, and Darlington head coach Tommy Atha said he could not have b…
TALLAPOOSA — The Haralson County Rebels used a punishing ground attack to shut down visiting Model on Friday night to pick up a 43-0 non-region win.
The Pepperell offense was in need of a big day to turn things around after struggling recently during a four-game losing streak in which they were only able to push across four runs total. They got just what the doctor ordered on Wednesday afternoon as the bats came to life early at non-regi…
Rome and Douglas County squared off on the diamond on Tuesday afternoon with both aiming to earn a much-needed region win, but Mother Nature had other plans.
Darlington suffered a tough loss in their season opener last week so they were definitely ready to get back on the field and let their frustration out on another opponent. That opponent was St. Francis on Friday night, and the Tigers definitely played like a team that didn't want to stay winless.
The Rome Wolves faced a major test coming out of a bye week against Class AAAAAAA-power Cherokee and passed with flying colors as the Wolves overpowered the visiting Warriors 27-7 Friday at Barron Stadium.
The Pepperell Dragons traveled to Bremen on Friday to take on the Blue Devils, looking to start momentum heading into the bulk of the season, but they were unsuccessful, with Bremen handing them their third loss to open the schedule in heartbreaking fashion, with the final sore being 39-32.
Fresh off a home win against LaFayette last week, the Model Blue Devils hit the road on Friday night for their first away game of the season at Trion. Trion’s decisive victory on the lines of scrimmage for most of the night propelled the Bulldogs to a 28-7 win.
The prep volleyball season started a few weeks ago, but now is the time the local coaches want to see their teams rounding into top form as the region schedule is about to begin.
The Friday night prep football schedule is packed with every team in Floyd County in action either on their home field or taking their show on the road.
The Pepperell Dragons found themselves shut out in the second half and dropped to 0-2, falling 26-10 at Heard County.
Armuchee’s 2021 football season was put on hold a week due to the cancellation of last week’s game, but that just motivated the Indians even more to perform well, winning their first game of the season against Towns County 31-14 Friday at Armuchee High School.
The Model Blue Devils avenged last week’s opening loss to Sonoraville by taking down visiting Region 6-AAA foe LaFayette (0-1) 10-6 on Friday. In a game that saw a lightning delay, numerous momentum changes and gritty, physical play, it was ultimately the Model defense that shined the bright…
It started with football, then basketball, add in some tennis and finally track and field and voila. You have one busy school year, and Darlington senior Mason McKenzie knows the grind all too well.
The Coosa Lady Eagles earned their season victory in Region 7-AA, defeating the Pepperell Lady Dragons 1-0 on Tuesday at Coosa High School.
The Darlington School’s cross country team opened the season at the Rockmart Early Bird Tune-Up Invitational last Saturday, with the boys claiming first and the girls earning runner-up.
ROCKMART — It took one good possession Friday for the Rome High Wolves to get their legs under them. Then it was one good quarter to square away a win to open the 2021 season.
The Model Blue Devils opened the 2021 season on Friday night with a home game against Region 6-AAA foe Sonoraville. A young Blue Devils squad found themselves outmatched in the opener, as they fell to the visiting Phoenix 21-0.
With their state championship in the rearview mirror, the Unity Christian Lions are looking forward to their 2021 season, which began in a big way Friday night with a 60-20 win against the Victory Baptist Warriors Friday at Barron Stadium.
The Pepperell Dragons could not solve the Haralson County puzzle to kick off 2021 as the Rebels pulled away from the host Dragons 43-24 Friday at Dragon Stadium in Lindale. Pepperell starts the season 0-1 for the fifth year in a row.
Model High School senior Bassel Khateeb is guided by faith, family and football.
Being a quarterback involves withstanding not only the physical pressure of an opposing defense, but also the mental aspect of a stadium full of eyes watching and analyzing your every move.
The Darlington Tigers got their first taste of action in 2021 as they battled the defending Class AA state champion Callaway Cavaliers in a preseason scrimmage.
Every year, high school players from around the country deal with the likelihood of their coaches getting fired, retiring, or leaving for better opportunities at a bigger school.
The intrigue, anticipation and pageantry of high school football returned once more to Floyd County as the Armuchee Indians and the Model Blue Devils squared off in a preseason tune up at Woodard-Tuggle Stadium on Thursday.