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Grenada High wide receiver Tyrin Jones goes up high for a pass during a recent home game. The Chargers look for their seventh win tonight as they travel to Southaven to face the Chargers from DeSoto County.

Staff Photo/Chuck Hathcock

 
By CHUCK HATHCOCK
Sports Editor

   The landscape of football has changed dramatically over the past 5-10 years.
   It was extremely rare then to face a team that would throw the football more than they would run it. Coaches talk about balancing their offensive attack.
   Today, a number of teams run spread offense with four and five receivers throwing the ball over the field. The Grenada Chargers find themselves facing probably the most pass-happy team, at least in the North part of the state. Southaven is a team that could throw the ball 40-50 times tonight.
   Grenada makes the trek up Interstate 55 tonight, facing the 5-3 Southaven Chargers in an important Region 1-6A battle.
   “It’s an important game, no question,” Coach Ashley Kuhn said. “We need to get a signature win on the road. Southaven has a quality program and it will be a challenge for our team.

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


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