Adair County travels to Garrard County to begin pre-season play

Scrimmage continues tonight; season kicks off next week


 With the hiring of coach Steve Stonebreaker and a batch of returning players, the hopes are high for the Indians as they enter the 2023-2024 season. Just last Friday the team travelled to Garrard County to begin pre-season play, and the Indians did not disappoint, winning 25-10.

Junior quarterback Lane Grant started off hot throwing touchdown passes on consecutive drives to new junior wide receiver Soloman Stonebreaker. This is without a doubt a duo that we will be hearing a lot about this season. When asked about Stonebreaker joining the Indians, Grant said, “Soloman couldn’t be a better addition to the team. He made an impact instantly and continues to work every day to improve his game, and it definitely shows.”

Senior linemen Travez Taylor, and Blake White are another set of players to look out for during the upcoming season. Taylor’s big frame and strength pairs with White’s speed and natural athleticism to allow them to be one of the top linemen pairings in the district.

Some other notable players from the pre-season bout include hard hitting linebackers Tim Streeval and Byron Rodgers. Both create problems for opposing offenses with their explosiveness and ability to consistently make plays on the ball. Junior wideout/ defensive back Kaden Wasson is without a doubt on of the most fun players to watch on the team. His quickness and ability to make plays after the catch will allow him to be a great target for Grant this year.

These weapons mixed with Coach Stonebreaker’s high flying spread offense is sure to give Indian fans something to be excited for.

The Indians resume pre-season play this Thursday at as they scrimmage Barren County at home. The Trojans ended last season with just a 3-7 record but are on a lot of people’s radars as a team who could make a large step into this upcoming season. This will be a great test for the Indians as we will see how the younger team handles playing a veteran Barren County roster. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

The first regular season matchup is with the home opener being against Russell County on Friday, Aug. 18. The longstanding rivaly between the Indians and the Lakers will be put to the test, as both schools present arguably their best teams in years. Many Indian players are determined to defeat the Lakers this year as Russell County started them out with a loss last season. New Indians’ reciever Soloman Stonebreaker was quoted as saying, “This is an Indians team like they’ve never seen before. They aren’t gonna know what hit them come Aug. 18.”

Throughout the off-season it has been obvious in practice that this team has drastically improved under the play calling of coach Stonebreaker. Adair County football fans really have every reason to be excited for this upcoming season, and we’re ready to see what this season has in store!

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