GOODY, Ky — The Belfry Middle School football team will be competing for their fifth straight state championship this season and this years schedule is set up to help them reach that goal.
The Pirates are days away from starting the 2016 season and expectations are high for another great year. The coaches and players report they are excited to begin. The season will kick off at the Tyler Williams Memorial Scrimmage on Saturday. The day will start early as multiple teams will meet at Vipperman Stadium and scrimmages will be played all day.
The Pirates will start the regular season at home against New Harlan and will continue a three game home stretch before meeting lexington Catholic at Hazard. The pirates will face Hazard during the 2016 homecoming and finish off the seaosn against Wayne County.
Head Coach Danny Oliver said, “We have a tough schedule as usual but it will prepare us for another run at state.”
2016 Belfry Middle School Football schedule:
8/13/16- BMS in Tyler Williams Memorial Grid-O-Rama @ BMS
8/27/16- BMS vs. New Harlan @ Home
9/1/16 – BMS vs. Phelps @ Home
9/8/16 – BMS vs. Shelby Valley @ Home
9/10/16- BMS vs. Lexington Catholic @ Hazard (Away)
9/15/16- BMS vs. Johnson Central @ Home
9/22/16- BMS vs. Pike Central @ Away
9/24/16 BMS vs. Hazard (Homecoming)
9/27/16 BMS vs. Pikeville @ Away
10/1/16 BMS vs. Wayne Co. @ Away
10/4/16 County semi-finals
10/11/16 County Champiosnhip
(William plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] on on twitter @sidplaster.)