Article by Greg McClain-
The Lions will strap on full pads for the first time this pre-season on Thursday. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, per TSSAA regulations, they will be in shells, which is helmet and shoulder pads. First year Lions Coach Rennard Woodmore talked about making the adjustments needed for full pads, “Right now we’re just learning to breathe with the pads strapped to our chest. It’s a different kind of animal when you go out there in helmets and shoulder pads in 90-degree heat. It takes a special person to…
For the complete story, see the July 24th edition of The Lexington Progress.