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 Armuchee Lady Indians (15-11, 6-0 Area 6 Public) swept the Pepperell Lady Dragons and the Heard County Lady Braves Tuesday at Pepperell High School.
In a rare Saturday night outing, the Pepperell Dragons (1-2) got the night started with a bang and never looked back. The Lindale crowd was treated to a 30-8 senior night victory over the Bremen Blue Devils (2-1).
The Unity Christian Lions had every intention of playing Friday’s game for their head coach, Nick Jones.
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 Darlington Tigers (2-0) flashed offensive and defensive skill as they pulled away from the St. Francis Knights 41-9 at Chris Hunter Stadium.
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, …
On Sept. 1, Floyd County Schools released updated guidelines for spectators and volunteers of FCS-hosted athletic events beginning Monday, Sept. 7. Among the highlights of those guidelines was a face covering requirement for all spectators and volunteers.
The Pepperell Lady Dragons and Rome Lady Wolves both brought back big road victories. The Lady Dragons shut out Gordon Central 12-0 while the Lady Wolves clobbered Douglas County 17-3.
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.
A pair of touchdowns in the second quarter — one on defense — built the Rockmart charge that lasted for the rest of the game as the Yellow Jackets held on for a 21-10 win over cross-county rival Cedartown on Friday night.
The Model Blue Devils (1-1) overcame a 13-point second half deficit on the road Friday night to earn a hard-fought 21-20 win over the LaFayette Ramblers.
Exactly 308 days have passed since the Unity Christian Lions were shut out by Peachtree Academy on home turf in the second round of the state playoffs.
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.
Week two varsity football has arrived as five teams prepare to take the field on Friday night. The Coosa Eagles and the Darlington Tigers prepare to kick off their respective seasons within friendly confines. The Unity Christian Lions return to action while the Model Blue Devils and the Pepp…
Two teams whose resumes had placed them among the top in their respective classifications the last four years met to open the 2020 high school football season Friday night.
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.
Fall sports are in full swing as the 2020 Georgia High School Association varsity football season kicks off for majority of the state this week.
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:
Floyd County Schools has released the following guidelines, going into effect starting Monday, Sept. 7. In a statement released Tuesday, the following changes are coming:
Rome City Schools (RCS) has announced new policies and procedures for all Rome football home games at Barron Stadium this season. In a statement released Monday, patrons should take note of the following guidelines from RCS.
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.
The Armuchee Indians realign into Region 6-A Public with 11 other schools. However, only five of those field football teams. Many of those football schools Armuchee has some familiarity with, especially given those former Indians, such as head coach Jeremy Green, have battled before.
After defying expectations and going undefeated during the regular season, the Unity Christian Lions are gearing up for another strong campaign with virtually their whole squad back.
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.
Haralson County High School has announced tickets for its football season opener against Pepperell High School will be sold by a pre-sale only.