SALYERSVILLE – Following back-to-back district losses to Lawrence County and Belfry, Magoffin County is on its bye week.
Magoffin County has yet to play at home in the 2021 high school football season.
The Hornets, under the direction of head coach Chris Gamble, opened the 2021 high school football season 3-0, notching wins over Prestonsburg, Knott County Central and Bellevue.
Visiting Magoffin County pulled away to beat Prestonsburg 34-6 in a season opener in neighboring Floyd County on Friday, Aug. 27.
Remaining in the win column in Hindman one week later on Friday, Sept. 3, Magoffin County held on to defeat Knott County Central 38-32.
Notching its third straight win in Northern Kentucky on Friday, Sept. 10, Magoffin County pulled away to beat Bellevue 40-14.
Much-improved Lawrence County dealt Magoffin County its first loss in the 2021 high school football season in Louisa on Friday, Sept. 17, defeating the Hornets 43-14 in a Class 3A, District 8 opener.
Dealing Magoffin County its second straight loss, reigning champion Belfry blanked the Hornets 43-0 on Friday, Sept. 24. Perennial state title contender Belfry held Magoffin County scoreless for the first time in the 2021 high school football season.
Through five games, Magoffin County has scored 126 points.
The Hornets are looking to return to the Class 3A Playoffs after making a postseason appearance during the 2020 high school football season.
Under the direction of head coach Chris Gamble, Magoffin County resumed practice at the start of the week.
Magoffin County has regular season games remaining versus Floyd Central, Pike County Central, Clay County and Morgan County. The Hornets are scheduled to host Floyd Central for a key Class 3A, District 8 game on Thursday, Oct. 7.