Patriots excited to start 2020

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Terre Haute North Patriots hit the field Monday morning for the first official day of high school football practice.

After months of uncertainty, this team is excited for the 2020 season.

Head coach Chris Barrett says,”Being locked down for so long and not knowing if you are going to have a season then to finally got the word that it’s on by the IHSAA just a few days ago, but even four weeks ago when we started working out it was great to see the reaction of our players and excitement and to get back around each other. They’ve done a great job of following the board of health guidelines has set forth. It’s just one more thing to add to their plate but they are willing to do it because they want to play so it’s been really good.”

Senior Jace Russell says,”It’s great to be back with my brothers. It’s a good feeling.”

North will scrimmage South Vermillion on August 15th. They open the season August 21st at Northview.

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