Prep Sports

The Model Blue Devils earned a 28-7 victory against the Gordon Central Warriors on a rare Saturday game, lighting the scoreboard up late in what had mostly been a defensive stalemate for majority of the game.

The Rome Wolves captured the No. 2 seed from Region 5-AAAAAA after a 56-27 offensive outpouring against the visiting Paulding County Patriots on Friday. The win assures the Wolves of hosting a first-round playoff game at Barron Stadium next Friday night against Region 8’s No. 3 seed.

The Armuchee Indians’ 2020 football season is officially in the books, as the team fell to Region 6-A Public Champion Bowdon Red Devils 61-17 Friday at H.A. Lindsey Stadium.

The Armuchee Lady Indians enter the 2020-21 campaign with high aspirations. After an 11-15 overall record and 6th place finish in the final year of Region 7-AA, Armuchee begins a new tenure in Region 6-A Public, ready to hit the court running.

Class AA’s Region 7 has announced its 2020 All-Region class for varsity softball, and several local players were among those selected for the various honors.

The Armuchee Lady Indians basketball team will host their annual Cancer Classic versus the Coosa Lady Eagles on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. The contest is a preseason scrimmage.

The Armuchee Indians remain winless in Region 6-A Public after falling on the road to the Gordon Lee Trojans 49-14 Friday in Chickamauga.

The penultimate week of the GHSA varsity football season has arrived with plenty of playoff implications on the line. Who will qualify and what are the respective scenarios? We dissect that and more in this week’s edition of Floyd Football Friday. Four Floyd County-based teams are in action …

According to Floyd County Schools (FCS), the Coosa Eagles’ final two games of the regular season, at Fannin County on Nov. 13 and versus Pepperell on Nov. 20, have been canceled.

Perhaps now is the time to talk about losing. It may not be obvious, but losing is the reason you want your kid to play high school sports. We all dream about experiencing a big win. Beating your school rival. Winning a region championship, or even a state title. In reality, you should hope …

Last weekend, Carrollton High School hosted the 2020 GHSA Cross Country State Championships. Over the course of two days, the top girls and boys teams of Class A-AAAAAAA ran 5K races to determine individual and team champions.

The Darlington Tigers could not slow down the North Cobb Christian Eagles Friday night, falling 28-10 at Chris Hunter Stadium. Darlington falls to 1-2 in Region 7-A Private.

ROME — The Pepperell Dragons went on the road and earned a physical, hard-fought 14-7 win over the Model Blue Devils on Friday night. The win evened both teams’ overall records at 4-4, but Pepperell now has the inside track on the No. 2 seed in Region 7-AA with a 3-1 region mark, while Model…

The Rome Wolves offense scored seven points in 48 minutes two weeks ago against East Paulding.

Welcome to Week 10. We have arrived in November, which means the varsity football playoffs are in sight. The region picture is beginning to take shape right before our eyes as the question of seeding begins to enter the conversation. Here are this week’s matchups for Floyd County-based teams…

Eva Ellenburg has added her name to the history books of Pepperell High School as she became the first volleyball player to sign to continue her academic and volleyball career at the collegiate level. Ellenburg inked with Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama.

DALTON — As Darlington School began to move the ball downfield Friday night with under a minute left in the game, a feeling of déjà vu came over Christian Heritage School head coach Jay Poag.

Trailing 7-0 entering the fourth quarter, Gordon Central came alive in the final frame to roar to a 22-7 win over Coosa on Homecoming Night in Calhoun.

BLUE RIDGE — Fannin County senior quarterback Luke Holloway threw five touchdown passes as the Fannin County Rebels remained perfect on the year with a big 42-7 win over Region 7-AA foe Model Friday in Blue Ridge.

Boo! Welcome to Week 9 of the 2020 varsity football season. On the eve of Halloween, four Floyd County teams suit up and prepare for battle. Darlington and Unity Christian strive to remain region frontrunners while Coosa and Model look to keep pace in Region 7-AA. As the region picture begin…

The Armuchee Indians’ cross country teams have qualified for the Class A state meet, being held this year at Carrollton High School.

The Armuchee Lady Indians have been eliminated from the Class AA/A Public State Volleyball Playoffs following a Sweet 16 exit at the hands of the Union County Lady Panthers last Saturday.

Chattooga running back LaShaun Lester proved to be too much for the visiting Coosa Eagles to handle as the Indians came away with a 25-6 win in Summerville. Chattooga has now won three straight and five of the last six against the Eagles.

The Uinty Christian Lions remain undefeated after a 58-0 shutout win over the Johnson Ferry Christian Saints Friday at Grizzard Park. Unity Christian now stands alone as the only unbeaten atop Region 1-AA of the Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS).

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