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A Game, and a Man,
They Would Never Forget

New York Times, by Jere Longman

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Posted By:MissMolly, 11/25/2012 5:17:07 AM

Dennis Surratt crouches beneath center, a quarterback second-guessing a play sent in by his coach. The score is 0-0 just before halftime in one of the rarest and longest high school football games ever played. The weather is so bad that the radio announcer says, “Last time it rained like this, somebody built an ark.” The play, tackle trap left, requires nimble footwork and tricky ball-handling in the wing-T offense. Surratt is worried that he may stumble in mud so thick that the announcers struggle to read the numbers on the players’ jerseys.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 11/25/2012 12:08:20 PM     (No. 9033092)

I would not have believed that story could have appeared in the New York Times.

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