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August 23, 2013

Full Version: Jacksonville, Bullard scrimmage on even terms

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BULLARD —

Both outfits will open the regular season at 7:30 .m. Friday.

Jacksonville host Carthage, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A, while Bullard travels to Quitman.

 

 

Comments from the coach:

 

Mike Waldie, Jacksonville defensive coordinator

 

“It was a typical scrimmage for us, we saw things that we liked, and we found some things that we have to go back and get fixed.”

 

“Defensively we did not do a very good job. We will have to improve before next week.”

 

“Bullard and Carthage run entirely different offenses and we have spent most of our time in practice working on things for Carthage. We didn't prepare for what Bullard runs as much as we have been getting ready for Carthage.”

 

Shannon Wilson, Bullard head coach

 

“I thought our kids did well in handling the (scrimmage) time change from yesterday to today and they came out ready to play against a talented and athletic Jacksonville team.”

 

“We did some things offensively that seemed to work well for us, but there are areas that we have to go back and work some more on.”

 

“We have a lot of new kids this year and all-in-all I'm pleased.”

 

 

 

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