Let’s talk turkey...about the varsity football first-round playoff game taking place this Friday and Saturday across north Georgia.
The holiday season has arrived as Thanksgiving is upon us. Thanksgiving is known as a holiday when families gather across the nation and spend quality time with one another on the fourth Thursday in November.
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.
They say revenge is best served cold, and on a chilly night at Grizzard Park, the Unity Christian Lions did just that, ousting the Peachtree Academy Panthers 42-16 to advance to the 2020 Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS) Class AA State Championship Game.
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.
Blue Devils head coach Jeff Hunnicutt asked his seniors how they wanted to be remembered, faced with what was likely their last home game.
The Model Blue Devils are set to host the Chattooga Indians in a rare Tuesday-night Region 7-AA showdown, and a lot will be on the line at Woodward-Tuggle Stadium.
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 Darlington Tigers capped off their regular season with a resounding 46-7 region road victory over the Walker Wolverines Friday in Marietta. The win assures the Tigers of the No. 3 seed from Region 7-A Private when they begin their state playoff journey in two weeks.
The Rome Wolves came back down three separate times, senior placekicker Fernando Lopez-Romero kicked a 38-yard game-winning field goal, and have now won four in a row after defeating Douglas County Tigers 16-15 Friday in Douglasville.
A primetime matchup in running backs pitted Pepperell sophomore DJ Rogers against Chattooga junior Lashaun Lester, with Pepperell in a position to lock up Region 7-AA’s No. 2 seed with a W.
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 …
Wednesday saw high school seniors realize their dreams and sign athletic scholarships to continue their academic and athletic pursuits on the collegiate level.
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.
The Coosa Eagles hosted the Dade County Wolverines on Senior Night at Branch Bragg Field looking to play the spoiler in the Wolverines postseason plans.
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…
Rome High School’s cross country teams had a strong showing in the Class AAAAAA Cross Country State Championship in Carrollton on Friday, highlighted by Patrick Motes’ second-place finish in the boys’ race.
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.
While Saturday’s game against Kentucky was a costly win in terms of on-field injuries, Georgia suffered a more worrying injury Saturday night. Back in Athens, senior defensive back Richard LeCounte was involved in a dirt-bike accident that put him in the hospital with a shoulder injury and c…
Belle Bryant, Travis Pelfrey and Madalyn Shell have been selected as 2020 School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship. Bryant represents Model High School, while Pelfrey and Shell represent Coosa High School.
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.
Some changes for the Rockmart Yellow Jackets only seemed to increase their offensive prowess Friday night as Javin Whatley settled into his former running back role and continued to excel in his senior season.
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 Model Blue Devils and Fannin County Lady Rebels claimed their respective Region 7-AA cross country titles on Wednesday at Georgia Highlands College.
The Pepperell Dragons ran wild over a pandemic-depleted Gordon Central Warriors team on Monday night, securing a 50-14 win in a game that had to be postponed because of COVID-19 cases and related quarantines and still saw the Warriors down at least 12 players.
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.
The Rome Wolves hosted the East Paulding Raiders in front of a packed house at Historic Barron Stadium. A win would give the Wolves a 3-1 record in Region 5-AAAAAA and keep them in the hunt to host a playoff game in late November.
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).