BOONVILLE — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Starmount High School. Last season the Rams held an overall record of 2-10 and a conference record of 2-5. The Rams earned wins over Elkin and Alleghany.
This season, the Rams are looking to earn more wins as they host several notable games. Starmount will host Elkin for the Battle of the Bridge on Sept. 22. Two weeks before that match-up, the Rams will travel to Forbush for the Unifi Bowl. Last season, Forbush was able to earn a win over the Rams for the first time in nine years.
Playoffs start on Nov. 10, and the State Championships will be held Dec. 8 and 9. Game times are set for 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Schedule is subject to change.
2017 Starmount football schedule:
July 31: First practice
Aug. 9: First scrimmage
Aug. 18: Starmount at Mount Airy
Aug. 25: Starmount at East Surry
Sept. 1: West Stokes at Starmount
Sept. 8: Starmount at Forbush (Unifi Bowl)
Sept. 15: Bye week
Sept. 22: Elkin at Starmount (Battle of the Bridge)
Sept. 29: Starmount at Alleghany
Oct. 6: East Wilkes at Starmount
Oct. 13: Starmount at West Wilkes
Oct. 20: North Wilkes at Starmount
Oct. 27: Starmount at Wilkes Central
Nov. 3: Ashe County at Starmount
Nov. 10: Round 1 playoffs
Nov. 17: Round 2 playoffs
Nov. 24: Round 3 playoffs
Dec. 1: Regionals
Dec. 8 and 9: State Championships