SFHS to host Meet the Raiders


By Steve LeMaster - slemaster@civitasmedia.com



The South Floyd High School football team will be present during the Meet the Raiders on Friday night.


HI HAT – The South Floyd High School athletic program will host Meet the Raiders on Friday. Fans and members of the media are invited to the event, which will include SFHS fall sports teams.

Meet the Raiders will feature a dunking booth, inflatable bounce house and music from a local band.

New head coach Chad Hall is set to guide the Raider football team in the 2015 season. Hall guided the Allen Central baseball program as its head coach in 2014 and boasts previous coaching experience as an assistant coach on the gridiron.

Following a preseason scrimmage versus Powell County on Aug. 15, South Floyd will kick off its 2015 season with a home game. The Raiders will host Floyd County foe Betsy Layne for a season-opener on Aug. 21.

One week after hosting Betsy Layne for a season-opener, South Floyd will entertain Harlan on Aug. 28.

The remainder of South Floyd’s regular-season schedule will include additional home games versus Twin Valley (Va.), Hazard and Phelps.

South Floyd will venture to Knott County Central, Allen Central, Pikeville, Jenkins and East Ridge for away games during the upcoming campaign.

The Raiders are set to compete with Jenkins, Phelps, Pikeville and South Floyd in Class A, District 8.

New head coach Kelsey Tackett is poised to guide the South Floyd High School volleyball team. The Lady Raiders are tied for fifth in the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association’s preseason 15th Region poll.

The South Floyd volleyballs squad is scheduled to participate in the Allen Central High School Preseason Invitational/Referee Clinic on Saturday. The Lady Raiders are slated to host 58th District/Floyd County Conference foe Betsy Layne for a season-opener on Tuesday.

The South Floyd High School football team will be present during the Meet the Raiders on Friday night.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_8-14-SouthFloyd.jpgThe South Floyd High School football team will be present during the Meet the Raiders on Friday night.

By Steve LeMaster

slemaster@civitasmedia.com

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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