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Area football coaches laud Hurricane event

By GRANT TRAYLOR The Herald-Dispatch gtraylor@herald-dispatch.comMay 14, 2019

HUNTINGTON — It may only be May, but the football field at Hurricane High School had a certain August feel to it on Saturday after an idea from spearheaded by Hurricane head football coach Jeremy Taylor and Redskins defensive coordinator Jason Pratt came to fruition.

On Saturday, more than 150 kids representing more than 15 in-state teams took part in a joint practice at Hurricane High School, which was aimed at giving the student-athletes within West Virginia a better chance at exposure.

“We put this together in less than 45 days,” Taylor said. “When you can get 150-some kids through 40s, long jump, broad jump, drills, shuttles, one-on-ones and basic

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