Last Friday, the Pickens High School Dragons football team hosted the arch region rival from up 515, the Gilmer High School Bobcats, in what was one of the most hyped and most important games in the rivalry. The winner would lock up the number two seed in 7-AAAA and host the three seed from 8-AAAA in the first round of the state playoffs. The Dragons warmed up in their normal green jersey's but when they returned from the locker room they would emerge in all black for the blackout Dragon Nation held, as a surprise to everyone. To top it all off, it was Senior Night, and the Dragons used a second half shut out to take a 42-19 win and lock up a "winner take all" Region 7-AAAA championship game at Cartersville.
[Read more »]