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

WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM is again your radio home for Darlington football. The Tigers will play their Homecoming Game versus Christian Heritage this evening. Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at Chris Hunter Stadium. 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:

Fannin County at Model

Ridgeland at Cedartown

Rockmart at Murray County

Dade County at Chattooga

Trion at BEST Academy

Sonoraville at Adairsville

Woodland at Calhoun

Cartersville at Blessed Trinity

Hiram at Cass

Coosa edged Gordon Central 7-6 on Thursday night.