SPRINGHILL – The North Webster Knights and Haynesville Golden Tornado are very familiar with one another.
Both schools know the other boasts a talented roster, both enjoy pounding opponents with their ground game and hard-nosed defense and both enter the 2015 season as serious state championship contenders.
A large crowd is expected in Haynesville to watch the two schools kickoff a season full of promise.
Even North Webster head coach John Ware, usually one to deflect any expectations or spotlight, acknowledged that Friday night is a big one.
“It’s big because it’s the first game of the year,” Ware said. “Of course, it’s