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The General Journal

The General Journal

Airing It Out: JV Football Season Wrap-Up

Heritage’s JV Football team had a great year. They fought hard for their wins, and learned from their loses.
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M. Petteys

Every Thursday before the Friday night lights come on, the JV Football team plays their games. The Generals started the season with a bit of a rough patch, losing to Northwest Whitfield. Despite this, the Generals rallied back with an impressive four game winning streak, beating East Hamilton, Dalton, Christian Heritage, and Gordon Lee. Once week six came around, however, the Generals lost a hard fought battle against Bradley Central. After this tough loss, the guys finished their season with a commanding victory against Sonoraville.

M. Petteys

When it was all said and done, the Generals finished with an overall record of 5-2. One thing that really stood out to Coach Gibson was, “Throughout the season, you could really see each unit on the field improve each game.” Players like Freshman Sam Coleman, Caden Hight, and sophomore Landon Wooten, all greatly improved, and were major contributors to the success of their offense. On defense, Cooper Chappelear and Caden Palmer were the anchors of the front five. Overall, this group of guys put together one of the more impressive seasons on the JV Football team. They showed great improvement, effort, and most importantly, they are even more prepared to take the next step up to varsity.

 

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Miles Clark, Staff Writer
Miles Clark is an 18-year-old senior member of the Journalism staff. This is his fourth year of being a Journalism staff member. Miles also plays Center for the football team at Heritage. His favorite thing to do over the summer was to go to the Soddy-Daisy Blue Hole and go cliff jumping with his friends. If you ever happen to go to Michael’s in Fort Oglethorpe, you may see Miles working there. Feel free to say hello. When Miles isn’t working, at football practice, or hanging out with his friends, he likes to spend lots of time with his family. He lives with his mom, Roxanne, stepfather, Bernard, and sister, Natalie. Along with his family, Miles lives with his three dogs, Boba, Dusty, and Marshmallow. His favorite food is sushi, and he has an obsession with movies like "Star Wars," as well as Marvel movies. He also enjoys many TV shows including "Regular Show," "Breaking Bad," and 'Barry." Miles’ favorite teachers here at Heritage include Mr. Wynne, Mr. Peace, Mrs. Shoelen, and Coach Gibson because they all have been great influences in his life. Miles can’t wait to graduate and make the most of his final year here at Heritage.