The Pierce County Bears football team (5-1 overall, 1-1 Region 3-AA) is ranked fifth in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution coming off a bye week and will host the Toombs County Bulldogs Friday, October 14. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. in Bearville.

The match-up with Toombs County is a region game and will be the eighth regular season meeting between the two programs dating back to November 1, 1996. The Bears hold a 4-3 advantage in the series having won the last three meetings. The last match-up was played October 16, 2016, a 41-20 win for the Bears.