Eagles battle Class 4A Shaw in opener
August 24, 2022
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 The Marion County High varsity football team had a tall order to start the 2022 season, as the Eagles faced off with a tough Class 4A school in Columbus. Shaw High wound up winning the contest 24-8.
  "The score doesn't look so good, but we definitely played really well against a 4A school," said Head Coach Billy Law. "We held them to 10 points in the first half. Then the scored one touchdown on our first-team defense, before adding one more when we had some younger guys in the game late."
  In addition to facing a tough opponent, Law noted that the team's preseason scrimmage was limited to a single possession due to lightning, so they also had to deal with typical early-season issues, like occasionally having a player out of place. They were also without a couple of ke...

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