Franklin Broncos going to fight on Surry soil

Published 9:44 am Friday, October 4, 2013

Sidney Moore/Contributing Writer

FRANKLIN—The Franklin Broncos will be heading to Dendron and facing the Surry County Cougars. The Broncos are undefeated at 5-0, while Surry County is 3-2.

Coach Darren Parker was not available for comment. The game begins approximately at 7 p.m.

The Indians will be on the road against Bulldogs

The Southampton Indians (0-4) will have to battle it out on the turf of the Brunswick Bulldogs (2-2) tonight in Lawrenceville at 7 o’clock

“We’re just looking to see that we have progressed more and more each week,” said Coach Willie Gillus. “We’re playing a very good Brunswick football team. I’m expecting a competitive game.”

He said the team has been practicing hard.

“We’re looking at taking another step in the rebuilding process,” Gillus said. “The kids are playing hard, practicing hard, and we’re just continuing to climb.”

Southampton Academy to host St. David’s Warriors

The doors to Southampton Academy will be open to St. David’s, who are traveling all the way from Raleigh, N.C., for tonight’s game. The Raiders (5-0) will be looking to extend their winning streak to 24 games against the Warriors (1-4).

The Raiders had a good week of practice. SA has both of its missing players back and this will be the first week they’ll have everybody dressed and ready to play.

“They like to throw deep,” said Coach Dale Marks, speaking on St. David’s. “They’re sort of in a rebuilding stage, but we still have to watch the deep pass.”

The game begins at 7:30 p.m.

Isle of Wight taking on Broadwater Academy

The Isle of Wight Chargers will travel to the Eastern Shore, Exmore to be exact, to go heads up against the Broadwater Academy Vikings. Both teams are coming into the game with identical records of 4-1.

Practice has been pretty good this week, said Coach Dale Chapman.

“They are a well-coached team with a veteran skill group,” said Chapman, speaking on Broadwater. “They have a couple of big wide receivers, who’ll be hard to bring down if they get the ball in open space. This will be one of the toughest games of the season for us.”

The game begins at 7 p.m.

The Dukes are battling

Tigers in Sussex

This game of the Windsor Dukes versus the Tigers will be a high charged game in Sussex Central’s back yard. The Dukes (1-3) will be looking to break the Tigers’ winning streak, while the Tigers (4-1) will be looking for their fifth win.

Coach Chuck Parrish could not be reached for comment. The game starts approximately at 7 p.m.