High school football fans are accused of being unrealistic at times.
Fans often see things through rose-colored glasses when making predictions for their team. When it comes to Winder-Barrow High School football, in recent memory it has been difficult to be anything but a doubting Thomas.
It’s amazing how things have changed. After first-year Bulldogg head coach Heath Webb, his coaching staff and, of course, players, shocked the region and all of Northeast Georgia last fall by making the state playoffs, there is a renewed sense of optimism for the program. It’s not overconfidence, but rather a degree of optimism that has resulted from all the right pieces finally being in place.
The turnout of players is at an all-time high. With approximately 150 players wanting to be part of the program, the coaches have had a tough time finding equipment — especially helmets — for all the players.
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