The FC Highlanders stand for the playing of the national anthem at the FC v.s. Providence game on Aug. 24. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Sophomore Wenkers Wright runs the ball toward the sideline to try and score a touchdown. “My favorite part about playing football is the physical contact that shows what you’re made of,” said Wright. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Junior Trace Willman hands the ball off to senior Bison Pirtle. “My favorite part about playing is playing for my teammates and my mom and dad. I am always looking up in the stands to find my parents,” said Willman. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Tyler Edwards runs the ball down the field and scores the first touchdown of the game. “When I run onto the field to play my adrenaline is rushing and I’m thinking I gotta play every down like it’s my last,” said Edwards. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Tyler Edwards prepares for to be tackled as he runs toward the middle of the field to move the ball further down the field. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
FC Dazzlers, the 23 time National Champion winning dance team, perform at halftime on Aug. 24. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Eighth grader Brock Koehler dances with the Dazzlers. “I dance because it’s a challenge, and call me crazy but I like a challenge,” said Koehler. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Sara Brown hits a level in the halftime routine with determination written across her face. “Performing at football games is so exciting. I love getting to do what I love for the school that I love,” said Brown. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
The Floyd Central marching band eagerly waits to begin their halftime performance. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Camryn Schneidau strikes a pose in the middle of the marching band performance. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Junior Cecelia Hemingway plays her baritone while moving formations during halftime of the FC Providence football game on Aug. 24. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Junior James Derloshon performs with the FC marching band. “My favorite part about band is being able to perform with the friends that I have made the past three years,” said Derloshon. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Brooke Eversman plays the clarinet with her fellow band members at the home game against Providence. “My favorite thing about band is being able to look back and watch our performances and see how it all looks with everyone and seeing all of our hours of practice pay off,” said Eversman. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Junior Stephanie Combs conducts the marching band. “Conducting the whole band is a wonderful experience. It’s a lot of responsibility but it leaves me with a really great feeling after a performance,” said Combs. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
The FC Kilt Krew cheers on the players in hopes of motivating them to win the game. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Tyler Edwards pushes past the opposing teams player. “Playing against Providence for the last time was great. We struggled the first half of the game but came back out ready to play and win,” said Edwards. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Tyler Edwards falls to the ground as the opposing team takes him by the legs. “The first half after the second quarter I thought we were going to lose but coach Bragg came in and talked to us and got us going and when we came out we were ready to win,” said Edwards. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Sophomore Izzy Mattingly cheers on the Highlanders in a cheer stunt. Photo Sophia Perigo.
Senior Miles Frazier watches his team from the sideline. “My mentality the entire game was beat Providence. Smash them this play and then the next,” said Frazier. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Sophomore Wenkers Wright tries to avoid getting tackled. “My thoughts during the game was that losing wasn’t an option. No matter what it takes, we were gonna win,” said Wright. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
The FC Highlander mascot hypes up the crowd for the last quarter of the game. Photo by Sophia Perigo.
Senior Tyler Edwards fights for extra yards in a dogpile. “This game was different because we knew we weren’t playing a number three ranked team in Kentucky like last week,” said Edwards. Photo by Sophia Perigo.