Monday, October 8, 2012

Commitment finally pays off for Daniel Boone’s new crew

Daniel Boone and first-year head coach Bill Parks finally got their first win over the weekend in a rout of Twin Valley. (File photo by Tom Kelly III)

By Don Seeley

UNION TWP. — Bill Parks felt it would likely take some time to get everyone on the same page, perhaps even get into the win column, when he was named Daniel Boone’s head football coach back last April.
Introducing an entirely new system to a team that had been gutted by graduation was one thing. Kicking off a new season against three opponents who were projected to be among their respective league’s contenders was another. And if that wasn’t anywhere near enough of a challenge, trying to mend a long, long list of injuries to two-way starters along the way sure was.
So when Parks and the Blazers secured that elusive first win last Friday night at Twin Valley, rest assured there was reason (or reasons) indeed to celebrate.

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