‘What a week’ for Trinity Christian football signees
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tough to top the week the Trinity Christian football team just had. The state championship win over Chaminade was epic. “I knew it was going to Burke,” Barber said. “It’s been great, knowing that we can come out, all the work we did in the summer paid off and get a state championship, it feels great,” Jordan said. And it came out to get us one of these [state championship medal].
Trinity Christian roars back, wins Class 3A state title in a stunner
Trinity Christian found paydirt — and its first football state championship since 2016. The Conquerors, backs against the wall, stunned Hollywood Chaminade Madonna 25-22 in the Class 3A state championship game on a foggy night at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. pic.twitter.com/rzHXiObTSM — Cole Pepper (@ColePepper) December 17, 2020For Trinity (12-1), it was the eighth state championship in program history, all of them under Dorminey. Trinity Christian coach Verlon Dorminey celebrates after winning the Class 3A state title with a 25-22 win over Chaminade Madonna on Wednesday night. Jordan found Burke, who signed with Florida earlier Wednesday, with the bomb, a 51-yard strike that put Trinity in front 17-16.
Early signing period 2020: Area football athletes make college decisions official
Wednesday is the first day of the 72-hour early signing period for high school football players. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wednesday marks the start of the early signing period for high school football athletes. Athletes can sign with college programs Wednesday, Thursday or Friday this week as part of the 72-hour early period. The next signing period for athletes is the regular signing period on Feb. 3. A look at athletes in the area who are signing during the early period, as reported by athletic directors and colleges.
High school football 2020: Bolles-Trinity headlines jam-packed Week 2
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The first full week of high school football is here. After a light slate of games last week, football cranks up in full force this week, with a full schedule and a load of marquee games to choose from. Bartram Trail at Creekside: One of the few rivalry games of the true opening week of games matches the Super 10 No. Bolles at Trinity Christian, 7:30 p.m.: This is usually the game to set your calendar by. GEORGIAFriday, Sept. 11Glynn Academy (1-0) at Camden County (0-1), 7:30 p.m.McIntosh County Academy (0-1) at Brunswick (0-1), 7:30 p.m.Richmond Hill (1-0) at Ware County (1-0), 7:30 p.m.Wayne County (1-0) at Pierce County (1-0), 7:30 p.m.OFF: Charlton County (1-0).
Gators Breakdown: Championship Rewind - 2008 National Championship | Burke, McMillon commit
2008 was a season of high expectations for Gator football. After suffering just one loss in the regular season, the Gators were tasked with stopping the reigning Heisman winner, Sam Bradford, and Oklahomas high-powered passing attack that averaged 54 points a game. David Waters is joined by Tate Casey (Gators tight end 2004-2008) and Brandon James (Gators athlete 2006-2009) to take a look back at Floridas hard-fought win over Oklahoma in route to the programs third national championship. Also, David shares an update in the world of recruiting as Florida gains commitments from wide receiver Marcus Burke and safety Donovan McMillon. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownFollow David Waters on Twitter @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Google Play | Stitcher