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Wildcats look to turn the corner
and be competitive in Region 4A
From the August 28, 2013 newspaper
By Richard Harris
The Schley County High School varsity football team enters its second season under Head Coach Josh Kemp and the Wildcats are hopeful that they are ready to show that they can compete in the tough Region 4A.
They are coming off of a disappointing 2-8 season and looking for a big turnaround.
Last year was not the kind of year we were hoping for, said Coach Kemp. We have worked tirelessly to get to where we want to be.
Where they want to be is among the best teams in the region … and the state.
Our goal is to win the region, Coach Kemp said. It is a very tough region. Marion County has the most talent in the region and I think it
is the toughest region overall in Class A. We want to compete with all of them.
The Wildcats have one of the best players in the region/state with junior Tra Minter, an All-State running back who was also selected for the Underclassmen All-American Bowl last year as a sophomore. He led the Wildcats’ offense last year with 1,628 yards and 17 touchdowns as a runner, while adding 226 yards and a touchdown as a receiver.
He is the best player I have ever coached and is obviously an important part of our team, Coach Kemp said.
Minter is joined in the offensive backfield (which should be the team’s strong point) by quarterback Matt Corbin, and ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.