It’s time again for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week five of the 2021 season!

WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM is again your radio home for Darlington football. The Tigers will host Heritage, Catoosa tonight. Kick off is slated for 7:30 pm at Chris Hunter Stadium on the campus of Darlington School. Listen on your radio dial or online at

Hear WLAQ Sports’ picks of the week during Gridiron Pickers, sponsored by the Riverside Auto Group, at 5 pm. Stay tuned to WLAQ after tonight’s game for scores from across the region during the High School Football Scoreboard Show, sponsored by Rome Orthopaedic Center.

In other games on tap for tonight involving area teams:

Southeast Whitfield at Armuchee

Temple at Pepperell

Rome at South Paulding

Calhoun at Woodstock

Cherokee at Cartersville

Ridgeland at Cass

Cedartown at Heard County

Rockmart at Sonoraville

Gordon Central at Gordon Lee

Cedar Bluff at Trion

Woodland at Chamblee

Praise Academy at Unity Christian School