Forbush, Starmount football schedules released


Forbush will kick off its season with a home game against Elkin on Aug. 19.


Charles Leftwich | File Photo

The 2016 football schedules for Forbush and Starmount were released last week.

Forbush kicks off its 2016 season with a home game versus Elkin on Aug. 19.

Last season the Falcons went 5-7 overall and 2-3 in their conference. In the WPAC, Forbush placed fourth with a .400 win percentage. They scored 123 points and allowed 175. Jackson Cooper lead the Falcons with 450 passing yards, and Zane Johnson lead the Falcons with 971 rushin yards. Below is the full 2016 Forbush schedule. Home games are in bold.

August 19: Elkin at Forbush

August 26: Forbush @ North Iredell

September 2: North Wilkes at Forbush

September 9: Forbush @ Starmount – Unifi Bowl

September 16: East Wilkes at Forbush

September 23: Forbush @ Cherryville

October 7: South Stokes at Forbush

October 14: Forbush @ West Stokes

October 21: Carver at Forbush

October 28: Forbush at Surry Central

November 4: North Surry at Forbush

Starmount kicks off its 2016 season with a home game versus Mount Airy on Aug. 19.

Last season Starmount went 7-5 overall and made it to the first round of the NCHSAA playoofs before falling to Swaim County. The team placed third in the MVAC with a 5-2 record and a .714 winning percentage. Starmount scored 237 points in the conference, and allowed only 110. Andrew Smythers lead the Rams with 439 passing yards, while Brandon Prescott lead the MVAC with 1236 rushing yards. Below is the full 2016 Starmount schedule. Home games are in bold.

August 19: Mount Airy at Starmount

August 26: East Surry at Starmount

September 9: Forbush at Starmount – Unifi Bowl

September 16: Starmount @ Thomasville

September 23: Starmount @ Elkin – Battle of the Bridge

September 30: West Wilkes at Starmount

October 7: Wilkes Central at Starmount

October 14: Starmount @ North Wilkes

October 21: Starmount @ East Wilkes

October 28: Ashe County at Starmount

November 4: Starmount @ Alleghany

Forbush will kick off its season with a home game against Elkin on Aug. 19.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ELKFHS.jpgForbush will kick off its season with a home game against Elkin on Aug. 19. Charles Leftwich | File Photo
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