The Richmond Register

Sports

July 20, 2013

H.S. FOOTBALL: Madison Southern football players compete in annual district challenge

SOMERSET — More than 80 Madison Southern football players participated in the second-annual District Challenge Saturday at Pulaski County High School.

The event, which featured five of the six teams in Class 5A District 7, included 7-on-7 passing league games for the skill players, as well as contests for offensive and defensive lineman including, weightlifting, flipping a 200-pound tractor tire and pushing a Somerset EMS ambulance.

Southern coach Jon Clark helped start the competition last year as a way of fostering competition between the district schools and to give players a fun event prior to training camp.

Clark said it also give coaches a chance to evaluate their teams a little bit before camp begins.

“Seven-on-seven passing games don’t show you how good your team is, but this event gives us a chance to watch how cohesive the unit is and lets us see if the team is jelling and if our leaders are leading,” Clark said. “We get to see where we are and it gets the competitiveness going in our guys as well.”

1
Text Only
Sports
AP Video
House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should Madison County’s three local governing bodies ban smoking in indoor public places?

Yes
No
     View Results