Depth helps Coronado take opener over Palmer

Sports: Gazette Preps : Football Fri, Aug 22, 2014 - 11:10 PM 0

It can be a miserably long offseason in high school football, grueling months of pad-cracking and bone-bruising work, all without a true scoreboard or real opponent. Bodies break down, spirits lag and the preparation...

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