HC football team helps clean up after tornado in Edgar

Darrel Springer (right) talks to Bronco football coach Pat
McCauley as the team helps Springer clean debris off his
properties in Edgar Monday.

EDGAR — Darrel Springer knows that being a good farmer isn't much different than doing what it takes to be a good football team.

It requires dedication, perseverance, conditioning and — most of all — "it's competitive," the Clay County native said.

So when a linebacker of a storm charged through Springer's farmland near Edgar last week, tearing up a defensive lines of trees and irrigation equipment in its path, the high school football player in him was reawakened.

"The weather won't win," he said. "We're fighting back."

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