September 5, 2019 –
Shelby County’s varsity football teams will head to Week 2 of regular season action on Friday.
The Center Roughriders got into the win column last Saturday when the defeated the Tatum Eagles on their own home turf by a 35-30 score. This win was Head Coach Scott Ponder’s first win with the ‘Riders.
Center will now head to Week 2 when they host the Jefferson Bulldogs at home with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on Friday, September 6, 2019.
The Joaquin Rams opened up their season last week with a 61-0 home win over the Deweyville Pirates. Head Coach Wade Lawson and staff will now get ready to travel to Ore City to face the Rebels who defeated the Maud Cardinals by a 26-6 score on the road. Kickoff will be at Rebels Stadium at 7:30 p.m. next Friday.
The Shelbyville Dragons broke into the win column last week with a 35-8 home win over the Beckville Bearcats. The Dragons will head to Sabine High School on Friday, September 6, 2019 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff time with the Cardinals. Coach David Benbow and his staff may have the most improved team in Shelby County this season. Sabine defeated the Carlisle Indians 34-3 last week at home.
The Tenaha Tigers took a 15-7 win from Troup High School last week. New Head Football Coach Robert Tamplin is getting the Tigers ready to host the Lovelady Lions this Friday at 7:30 p.m. Lovelady lost at home to Groveton 53-26.
The Timpson Bears , coached by Kerry Therwhanger, lost to the Hemphill Hornets by a 56-39 score on the road last week. The Bears will regroup and will host the Alto Yellowjackets this Friday at Eakin Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Alto beat Palestine Westwood at home last Friday by a 28-20 score.