HI HAT – The South Floyd High School football program will host Meet the Raiders from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Alumni will be recognized during the event, which will also feature various games.
Second-year head coach Chad Hall is set to guide South Floyd in the 2016 season. The Raiders attended camp at Morehead State University earlier in the preseason.
South Floyd finished the 2015 season 3-8. Williamsburg eliminated South Floyd from the 2015 Class 1A Class State Playoffs, pulling away to beat the Raiders 41-12 in an opening round game.
During the 2015 season, South Floyd posted wins over Betsy Layne, Jenkins and Phelps. The Raiders dropped games to Harlan, Knott County Central, Allen Central, Pikeville, Twin Valley (Va.), Hazard and East Ridge during the 2015 season.
Opponents managed to outscore the Raiders 446-298 in 2015.
South Floyd is slated to kick off the 2016 season at Betsy Layne on Aug. 19. Following the season-opener against county foe Betsy Layne, South Floyd will venture to Harlan one week later, prior to entertaining Knott County Central in a season-opener on Sept. 9.
South Floyd has additional home games scheduled versus Beaver Creek rival Allen Central (Sept. 16), Pikeville (Sept. 23), Jenkins (Oct. 7) and East Ridge (Oct. 28).
The Raiders have other away games scheduled versus Hazard (Oct. 14) and Phelps (Oct. 21).
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.