Highlanders fall to Columbus East, lose lead in HHC grid race
The Floyd Central Highlanders lost 35-21 at Columbus East Friday in high school football action, ending any realistic chances of them sharing at least a tie for first place in the Hoosier Hills Conference race.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2011 17:26
A strong defensive effort, led by sophomore Brian Arnold’s two and a half sacks and two fumble recoveries, along with two special team touchdowns, propelled the Eastern Musketeers to 3-3 and a 27-12 win over visiting North Harrison. The Musketeers trailed led 14-6 with time winding down late in the first half. After scoring a touchdown to trim the Eastern advantage to two, the Cougars tried to get fancy with a squib kick that found its way into the hands of Jacob Portela.
Last Friday night the Pirates of Charlestown were pumped and ready for a battle on the grid iron with the visiting Panthers of Corydon Central. Charlestown needed to knock off the undefeated No. 5 in the Coaches Poll and No. 4 in the Media Poll Panthers for a chance of claiming a share of the 2011 Mid Southern Conference title.
Pirates surge in second half to capture 41-28 win at Providence
After an emotional win last Friday night against the then undefeated Panthers of Corydon, the Pirates traveled to Clarksville Friday night for a show down with the Pioneers of Providence. The Pirates took advantage of a Pioneer fumble in the second half to score back-to-back touchdowns. The second half surge pushed Charlestown to a 41-28 win over the homestanding Pioneers. Charlestown improved their overall record to 6-2.