De'Andre Holley (16) and Trey Porter (48) take a breather as they listen to one of their coaches during a Fort Meade football practice last week. The Miners will have their kickoff classic this Friday night on the road when they travel to take on the Lake Region Thunder.
Staying hydrated has been a key for all the players so far this summer, with warm August days m eaning lots of water breaks for older and younger players alike.
Running back Isham Alexander takes a handoff from quarterback Jay Smith. Both should be key contributers to the Miner offense this fall. The regular season kicks off Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. against Mulberry at Frank S. Battle Field.