The transition from High School to college sports is never easy. In a normal year, only about 7% of kids who played football in high school end up playing in college. As we all know 2020 is anything but normal. So what happens in a year where the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down many high school athletic programs? How do you get the attention of coaches and recruiters? This is a real problem for many high school athletes right here in the Capital Region.
I played Football for Shaker, I am a finely-tuned ex-high school athlete and this time of the year reminds me of the smells I used to smell on the field, in the huddle and especially in the locker room, nothing brings back memories like blood, sweat, dirt and sometimes vomit.
A Vine was posted the other day by a Texas high school football player named Gary Haynes, who is hoping to take his football career to the next level.
In the short video, he tosses up a hail Mary, sprints down the field and then appears to catch the very pass he threw.
It's been several days since the students at Burnt Hills chanted "Amster-ico" at the visiting Amsterdam team during a high school football game. Administrators from the high school have sent an apology email to Amsterdam in reference to the actions of the students.