A return to normalcy for high school football
September 1, 2022
After two seasons filled with disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year's version of Friday Night Lights feels like a return to normalcy.
Perhaps that's tempting fate, but, for now, Mason County's three high school football teams are heading into this week's season openers with a full, structured offseason for the first time since 2019.
Amid the height of the pandemic in 2020, the fall football season was postponed until spring 2021 when, after a rapid week of practice, teams embarked on a truncated seven-week season in late February and March.
With the end of that school ye...