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Grenada High School’s Genard Avery follows the blocking of teammate’s Ralph McCain (left) and Deon Knox on a kickoff return Saturday. The Chargers dropped a 10-6 decision to Columbus at Davis-Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi State University. Grenada opens the 2013 season Aug. 30 at Greenwood.

Photo/ Larry Pierce

 
By CHUCK HATHCOCK
Sports Editor

   It was the first chance for the Grenada Chargers to go through live contact against someone other than themselves.
   This past weekend, GHS faced longtime foe Columbus in a scrimmage at Mississippi State University’s Davis Wade Stadium. It was just a half of football, but it allowed third-year head coach Ashley Kuhn and his staff a time of evaluation.
   As is the case with most scrimmages, there were some high points and some points that weren’t as good as most would have liked. In the end, GHS came up short losing a 10-6 decision to the Falcons.
   “We got exactly what we wanted out of it,” Kuhn said. “Our guys went out and competed against someone other than themselves,” Kuhn said. “We had some bright points and we had some things that we are going to have to clean up before the first game.”

   For complete details, read the print edition or subscribe to the online edition of the GrenadaStar.


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