The Hampton Hornets Football team is coming of its most successful season in school history. Having achieved the first school playoff birth since opening in the fall of 2014, Hampton now looks to repeat and expand on the historical season. With looming threats of uncertainty in whether students would be in the building, the ever present concern of COVID-19, and just the general challenges of running a football program has weighed heavily on the programs only head coach Chad Ashley. Ashley recently spoke to the resolved of his young hornets as they prepare for the season. “Despite all the changes and adjustments in preparation, the student-athletes, parents, and coaching staff have done a great job of  being flexible while following all the new protocols for safety.”  He went on to further highlight “we are excited to get these young men back on the field, to provide some normalcy for them and our student population. There is nothing light Friday Day Night Georgia Football to cure what ills you.” Hampton, who is now in a region that is close in proximity to opponents Fayette County, Riverdale, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro, McDonough, Luella and Clayton County High looks to solidify themselves as a player for region title. The Hornets will kick off their season by travelling to Union Grove High School on Friday September 4, 2020 for a 7:30 kick off.