I arrived ten minutes early to the second day of Paducah Dragon workouts. The Dragons were already putting in work in three separate groups. Coach John York welcomed me, and we chatted for a while. The Dragons have 22 players out this year and are looking to take advantage of their speed. If Paducah’s success on the track as 2019 UIL State Track Team Championship has anything to do with it, the speed of the Dragons on the gridiron will be something to watch!
I always notice the smaller players because they seem to have an enormous amount of "no quit" in them. One caught my eye. Coach York said his name is Diego but everyone calls him Diggy. He added that Diggy is very tough. As I watched Diggy and the rest of the Dragons practice, I realized they have size and speed. If they keep working hard, they will definitely be a force in District 3 and Region 1!
Next week the Dragons will welcome Borden County and Ropes to Paducah for the first scrimmage of 2019. The scrimmage is set for 10AM, Thursday, August 15th. I plan on being there to catch the action!
As always, it was a pleasure visiting with Coach York. I look for the Dragons to do very well this season! Good luck, Dragons!
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