Coming off a supercharged season, Chilhowie is hoping to keep the good times rolling.
We’ll see what the Warriors have to offer as they host in-county rival Marion Senior High School to kick off the Smyth County football season.
Marion will make the short road trip down to Chilhowie on Aug. 30.
The Chilhowie crew continues on Sept. 6, kicking off a two-week road trip, facing off first with J.I. Burton and then on Sept. 13 against Narrows.
Wise County will come calling on Sept. 20 as Chilhowie hosts Eastside.
The Warriors then mount another two-week road trip, taking on Northwood on Sept. 27 and Virginia High on Oct. 4. Chilhowie is off Oct. 11.
Chilhowie’s home for most of the final four games of the season, traveling only to nearby Patrick Henry on Nov. 1.
On Oct. 18, the Warriors host the Indians, followed by Grundy on Oct. 25. The season comes to a close with a showdown against Hogoheegee rival Holston on Nov. 8.
After taking on the Warriors, Marion gets a week of rest and then hits the road again, this time heading in the opposite direction. The Hurricanes blow into George Wythe on Sept. 13.
Marion’s first home game of the season comes around on Sept. 20, as the Canes host John S. Battle. Grayson County is slated to visit on Sept. 27 and Lebanon will travel to Marion for an Oct. 4 showdown.
The Scarlet Hurricanes hit the road again on Oct. 11, taking on Gate City, before hosting a pair of Tazewell County crews on Oct. 18 and 25. Richlands will visit on Oct. 18 and Tazewell will make the trip across the Back of the Dragon on Oct. 25, hoping to take the bowl trophy home.
Marion closes out its season on the road, playing first against Virginia High on Nov. 1 and then against Graham on Nov. 7.
Northwood will open at home, hosting Twin Springs on Aug. 30. After an off week, the Panthers prowl into Bear territory, taking on Bland County on Sept. 13. Back home again on Sept. 20, Northwood challenges Twin Valley and then hosts county rival Chilhowie on Sept. 27. Another home game kicks off October as Castlewood makes a visit. The Panthers then go on a four-game road trip, taking on Hurley on Oct. 11, Holston on Oct. 18, new Hogo competitor Rural Retreat on Oct. 25 and Honaker on Nov. 1.
The Panthers close out the regular season at home against Patrick Henry on Nov. 8.