EASTERN — Floyd Central has finalized and released its schedule for the 2019 high school football season. The Jaguars are scheduled to open the 2019 high school football season with back-to-back home games before hosting an opponent in a home opener.

Shawn Hager is headed into his third season as head coach of the Jaguars.

Floyd Central is scheduled to kick off the 2019 season on the road at Clay County on August 23. The Jaguars have additional away games on tap versus North Laurel, Magoffin County, Lawrence County and Letcher Central.

Floyd Central is due to host Knott Central in a home opener on September 6. The Jaguars’ slate includes five consecutive home games. Floyd Central has other home games in place against Hazard, Prestonsburg, Pike County Central and Belfry,

The Jaguars notched wins over Harlan, Betsy Layne, Breathitt County, Prestonsburg and Sheldon Clark during the 2018 high school football season. Floyd Central dropped games to Lynn Camp, Pike Central, Belfry, Lawrence County, Letcher Central and Boyle County during its second-ever campaign in 2018. The Jaguars concluded the 2018 season 5-6. Floyd Central lost to longtime state powerhouse Boyle County in the opening round of the 2018 Class 3A KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.

The Jaguars will open preseason practice in early-mid-July.

Floyd Central

2019 Schedule

Aug. 23 at Clay County, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 30 at North Laurel, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 6 Knott Central, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 13 Hazard, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 20 Prestonsburg, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 27 Pike Central, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 4 Belfry, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 11 at Magoffin County, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 25 at Lawrence County, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1 at Letcher Central, 7:30 p.m.

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