KENOSHA — Three solid quarters were good enough for the Indian Trail football team on Thursday night.
Clinging to a one-possession lead, the Hawks turned away Plymouth on its final four drives and held on for a 27-19 season-opening victory in a cramp-filled, non-conference matchup at humid Jaskwhich Stadium.
KENOSHA — The Indian Trail football team will get a jump-start on the 2014 season when it hosts Plymouth in a non-conference game at 7:30 Thursday night at Jaskwhich Stadium.
While most season openers will be played on Friday, the Indian Trail-Plymouth matchup is one of 25 openers scheduled for Thursday night around the state.
KENOSHA — While some public address announcers outside of Kenosha still annoyingly refer to the school as Indian Trails, the Indian Trail football program made a name for itself in 2013.
In just their second varsity season, the Hawks won their first seven games and were ranked as high as No. 3 in the state by WisSports.net (and No. 6 by the Associated Press) en route to finishing 5-2 in the Southeast Conference and 8-3 overall. Two of those losses came against eventual state runner-up Franklin, including a heartbreaking 17-14 defeat in the second round of the WIAA Division-1 playoffs.
Hit hard by graduation and breaking in a new head coach, the Wilmot football team would seem to be in rebuilding mode in 2014.
MADISON — Coming back from his second major knee injury in two seasons, Wisconsin running back Vonte Jackson counted the days for his long-awaited return to the practice field.
With the regular season set to kick off next week, high school football teams around the state will tune up by taking part in scrimmages Friday and Saturday.
All scrimmages are free and open to the public.
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