Fall Sports Preview
Stephens County opens Region 8-AAAA football play tonight at home as they host the St. Pius Golden Lions at the Reservation. Stephens County enters region play with a 3-2 overall record after defeating Hart County two weeks ago, 33-21. Meanwhile, St. Pius is 0-5 on the season. Two weeks ago, St. Pius lost to Lanier, 36-33. Both teams had last week off to prepare for the region opener.
Last night on the Crunch Time radio show, Indians’ Wide Receivers Coach Kyle Harris says that due to the offense St. Pius runs, it was good to have 2 weeks to get ready for the Golden Lions
Kick-off from Stephens County High School is set for 7:30 p.m. tonight. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. on the 93.1 FM and AM 630 WNEG with the Indian Tailgate Show. Coach’s Corner starts at 7 p.m. and pre-game coverage from the stadium begins at 7:15 p.m. Indian football is also broadcast online at www.wnegradio.com.
Elsewhere in Region 8-AAAA, Jefferson, Madison County, and North Oconee are all off this week; Oconee County played last (Thurs) night against Cedar Shoals.
In other area games tonight, Habersham Central plays on the road at Gainesville, Franklin County host Jackson County, and Rabun County host Putnam County. Hart County and Banks County are both off this week.