Senior Zach Rodgers plays out the final play of the third quarter. It was a close game, but FC eventually came out on top 34-28. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Matt Weimer celebrates with his coaches after a fellow player scores an interception touchdown. FC has scored at least one interception during every home game. Photo by Tori Roberts.
The FC marching band and colorguard finishes their Ascension performance. The band has beaten many other bands in the state in competition, being recognized with different awards for their performances. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Alyssa Crowl leads the Floyd Central Dazzlers in a stunning halftime performance. The dazzlers boasted purple Kilt Krew shirts in support of the cancer fundraising. Photo by Tori Roberts.
FC players rush the ball during an offensive play. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Matt Weimer and the rest of the offense run a play against Bedford. Players ran, tackled, and blocked during the exiting play, which resulted in plenty of gain for FC. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Devon Stikes gets ready to block against the opponent offensive line. By the end of the first quarter of the game, FC was up 14-7. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Devon Stikes runs the ball in an offensive play against Bedford’s defense. FC did well in the first half offensively. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Zach Rodgers runs the ball toward the end zone during the second quarter. The Bedford North Lawrence game helped raise money for cancer, in respect for coach Brian Glesing. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Jason Cundiff runs the ball for yet another touchdown for Floyd. During that third quarter of the game, FC was tied with Bedford at 28. Photo by Tori Roberts.
FC’s defensive line successfully blocks against BNL.
Junior Miles Frazier takes down another player during an offensive play. During that second quarter, possession of the ball had switched back and forth many times. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Brandon Powell blocks against a Bedford North Lawrence player in the second quarter of the game. At this point, Floyd Central was tied with BNL 14 all. Photo by Tori Roberts.
FC players charge forward during the beginning of a play. Players on the line must utilize explosive speed and power in order to block against the opposition. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Jason Cundiff and other teammates celebrate after yet another successful touchdown. The football team has always been very supportive of one another, especially after a victory like a touchdown. Photo by Tori Roberts.
The crew stops for a few minutes to reorganize and admire the work they have done so far. The three tiers of the cake are almost complete.
Volunteer Kia Black shows Bella how to stuff the candle “flames” into the cardboard base.
Volunteer Courtney Lewis watches as junior volunteer Tristan Arnold staples on decorations. They are designing a fake cake to put on the Harvest Home Coming float in the parade next Saturday.
Koch zip ties scarecrows to the back of the float. They cover up the tracks used to load vehicles onto the trailer on other days of the year.
Arnold helps her daughter, Bella, decorate the cake. They continue to add bright tinsel to the float, spicing it up.
Volunteers Kevin Koch and Tristan take a break from decorating the float to “sword” fight with nearby wooden stakes.
Koch swings Bella around as they take a break from decorating.
Everyone packs up the float for the night, feeling positive. The Harvest Homecoming committee will have a second float in the parade next Saturday.
Everyone on the Harvest Homecoming float decorating crew poses together with smiles bright and attitudes positive. They hope to win the float contest, but mostly are just glad to have fun doing it.
Lewis places the finished candles on the second tier of the cake.
Volunteers Haley Matheny and Lewis screw pumpkins into a wooden board. The board is mounted onto the sides of the float, setting the mood for the fall season.
Volunteer Mary Arnold uses a hammer to measure the candles for the cake model. After being spray painted gold, for the 50th anniversary of Harvest Home Coming, the cardboard mock-candles are nearly ready to be added to the float.
Tristan sits off to the side, supervising the other volunteers to make sure they stay on task.
Students from Eastern High School perform their show “Persephone.” “Being a senior, this is my last year performing at Floyd. I can honestly say it is one of my most favorite invitationals we’re invited to. The kids are always kind and it is always a super fun experience,” said EHS senior and field commander Christy Keinsley.
Students from Silver Creek High School stand at attention during the awards ceremony.
Senior Aubrey Fonseca and freshman Preston Fonseca present an award.
Field Commander senior Paige Lewis smiles after her salute. Each band has a special salute specific to their school that signals that they are ready to perform.
The brass section plays a feature during the show.
Even alumni come back to see the event, including former students and band members Elliot Eickholtz and Sidney Hutchens from the Class of 2017 and Taylor McBride from the class of 2016.
The New Albany High School Bulldog Band moves to their next warm up. The band has 41 total members, which places them in competition Class AA.
Students from Northeast Dubois High School wait on the sidelines after their performance. Marching band moves quickly; the performing band has mere minutes to clear the field so the next band can set up their show.
The percussion section from Borden Jr. Sr. High School practices their show during their musical warm up. Each band attending the invitational gets an allotted time in musical and physical warm up before their performance.
Field commanders and seniors from all schools line up to receive awards. Awards are sponsored by families and businesses alike in honor of FC band members.
Senior Libby Sobieski pushes equipment for the Highlander Band, whose show this year is entitled “Ascension.”
Eastern High School senior Makayla Shepherd spins her flag during physical warm up. Eastern High School is from Pekin, Indiana and is one of the 18 bands that traveled to FC to compete. “I like being able to pursue music visually and I enjoy being able to put emotion and feeling into color guard,” said Shepherd.
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