Earlier this evening, the Dragons varsity baseball team hosted the Adairsville Tigers in non region action. Due to weather, the Dragons have only been able to play one game so far and looked to even up their season record at 1-1. (more…)
Yesterday, the Dragons made their way up to Southeast Whitfield to take on the Purple Hurricanes of Cartersville in the first round of the 7AAAA region tournament. The winner got a date Friday in the semi-finals with Northwest Whitfield and a spot in the state tournament. (more…)
The Pickens High School Dragons football team looked to make history as welcoming in the #3 team out of 8AAAA, the Stephens County Indians, to Dragon Stadium for a first round match up in the 2014 GHSA football playoffs. The Dragons came into the game at 8-2 and the Indians at 7-3. This marked the seond time in school history that Pickens hosted a playoff game and the first playoff game for the school since 2005. A win would be the school’s first in the playoffs; however the Indians proved to be too much leaving Dragon stadium with a 42-14 win.
The Pickens High School Dragons football team traveled to Bartow County to take on the Purple Hurricanes of Cartersville for a chance at history. A win would give the Dragons the first Pickens High School region title in football and would give the Dragons the most wins in a ten game regular season. Both teams came into the game at 8-1 overall, with Cartersville being 6-0 in region play and the Dragons 5-1. Both teams were also assured of a home playoff game but the #1 seed and Region 7-AAAA championship was still up for grabs.
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.
The Pickens High School Dragons football team traveled to LaFayette High School to take on the Ramblers. This game was the first road game for Pickens since September 19th. It was also be the first meeting between the two teams. LaFayette’s Homecoming would serve as the backdrop for this game; however, the celebration was short lived as the Dragons’ offense roasted the Ramblers to the tune of 69 points, en route Pickens picking up the 69-34 win.
Last Friday, the Dragons hosted the Bruins of NW Whitfield at Dragon Stadium in a region showdown. The Dragons looked to even up their region record at 1-1 after losing a close game to Ridgeland the week prior. Before the ball game, the JYSA football players, coaches, and cheerleaders were recognized in front of a packed house as Dragon Nation would envoke a pink out in honor of breast cancer awareness month. The Bruins would win the toss and would differ to the 2nd half giving the Dragons first crack at putting points on the board.
Last Friday, the Dragons hosted the Panthers of Ridgeland High School in what was the region opener for both teams. Prior to kickoff, Mr and Miss PHS for 2014-15 were crowned as Andrew Haygood and Emma Shipley-Schmitt would reign supreme. Coming into the ball game, the Dragons was reigning over opponents, scoring 43 ppg and giving up only an impressive 16.7 ppg during their 3-game winning streak. Pickens looked to continue that trend as the Dragons welcomed a Panther squad that is primarily run oriented. The Panthers pulled out the victory, 35-28.