Prep Sports

It’s the fourth week of Floyd Football Friday. Five teams compete on Friday night as Armuchee Indians football returns after a quarantine on Saturday. The fall season is here, which means it’s football time. This is Floyd Football Friday.

The Model Blue Devils got contributions from all three phases of the game on Friday night in a 31-0 blowout win over the visiting Trion Bulldogs at Woodard-Tuggle Stadium on Model’s campus.

The Coosa Eagles (2-0) are flying high after a 41-0 shutout of the Lookout Valley Yellow Jackets (2-3) north of the state border in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Eagles are 2-0 for the first time since 2017.

The high school football season marches forward as we arrive in week three. This week features a full slate of games going down. Coosa travels north across the state line to Chattanooga, Darlington, Model, Pepperell and Unity Christian host, while Rome travels to Cherokee. The stage is set, …

The Armuchee Lady Indians swept regional foes Coosa and Model at Model High School on Tuesday. With the sweep, Armuchee volleyball climbs above .500 to 12-10 (4-0 region).

The Rome Lady Wolves are 2020 Battle of the Counties champions. The volleyball tournament, bringing together eight area high schools, showcased talent from Floyd and Polk Counties. They included: Armuchee, Cedartown, Coosa, Darlington, Model, Pepperell, Rockmart and Rome.

The Armuchee Indians are in the midst of searching for a new opponent for Saturday, Sept. 26. Armuchee was originally scheduled to play Weaver High School (AL) on that date.

Pepperell’s second-half comeback fell short as the visiting Heard County Braves outlasted the Dragons 36-29 at Dragon Stadium Friday in Lindale. Pepperell falls to 0-2.

The Armuchee Lady Indians picked up their second victory of the season after defeating Drew Charter 16-1 on senior night at Armuchee High School. The Lady Indians honored their two seniors Gianna Conti and Jamison Powell.

The Pepperell Lady Dragons honored their lone senior, Jacey Blanton, by picking up a 1-0 Region 7-AA victory over the Coosa Lady Eagles on senior night Wednesday.

The Sonoraville Phoenix won their season opener 20-14 Friday night over the visiting Model Blue Devils after a flag-filled first half gave way to a wild finish late in the fourth quarter and into overtime.

The Pepperell Dragons (0-1) opened the 2020 season at the Haralson County Rebels (1-0) with the daunting task of replacing injured second-year starter and all-region quarterback Gage Moses, who suffered an injury late in the preseason.

The Unity Christian Lions were scheduled to face Harvester Christian Academy on Friday, but the game has been postponed on what was supposed to be the Lions’ home opener at Grizzard Park.

The day has finally arrived. After much deliberation, the 2020 Georgia High School Association season is here, and four of Floyd County’s seven area schools take the field. Here’s the rundown of games for Week 1:

The Rome Lady Wolves celebrated senior night in grand style on Friday night, claiming victories over Murray County and Rockmart. Rome moved back to .500 at 6-6.

Friday night saw the first regular-season football action as the Unity Christian Lions took their road talents down to McDonough and shut out New Creation Christian Academy 38-0. It was head coach Nick Jones’ first career victory as head coach.

After realignment, Region 7-AA will have a bit of a different feel when football officially kicks off in September. Gone are Armuchee and defending 7-AA champ Rockmart. Joining the ranks is Fannin County.

Rome football journeys into Class AAAAAA after claiming back-to-back state titles in 2016 and 2017.

The Rome Wolves are back on a new gridiron and rearing to go in 2020. After a 9-3 2019 season, ending with a 25-17 second-round playoff loss at Warner Robins, the Wolves realign to Region 5-6A.

The Pepperell Dragons are gearing up for a 2020 season with majority of their team returning. Their goal? Bring a region title to Lindale for the first time since 2016 and journey beyond Game 12.

The Darlington Tigers are on the prowl as the 2020 season is on the horizon. They will be guided once again by head coach Tommy Atha, who has spent the last 27 years with the program.

After a winless 2019, Armuchee expects improvement in 2020 with some old foes back in the mix. After GHSA region realignment, the Indians move from Region 7-AA to Region 6-A Public.

After being separated by sub regions since 2016, Christian Heritage, Darlington, Mount Paran Christian, North Cobb Christian and Walker make up the newly formed Region 7A Private.

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