Time to get going

I’ve got to get in gear now. I have less than two hours than my scheduled departure time for Norton and tonight’s game. I was hoping to make a few stops in Hays to get food and drinks for after tonight’s contest, but if I dally around, that won’t be possible.

At least I’m now dressed to go. That took too long this morning as well. I’ve got to start going to bed at a decent hour.

That won’t be an issue tonight. I won’t be home until after 11:30 due to the long trip. And I have to turn right around and go to Hoisington for its volleyball tournament tomorrow morning at 9. Phillipsburg and Smith Center are involved, and i just found out they won’t play until 10, so I have a little more time to get down there, although it’s only 30-35 minutes.

I”m expecting Norton to emerge from tonight’s game still undefeated. Smith Center is a good team, but I don’t think the Redmen have enough to keep up with the many weapons the Bluejays can throw at a team. The game should be closer than any of Norton’s first three, but I would be surprised if Smith Center can emerge with this one. Then again, Smith Center has defied the odds before.

About David

I am a sportswriter for a group of weekly newspapers in small towns across northern Kansas. I grew up in New Orleans, went to college at LSU and wandered in the wilderness until Hurricane Katrina finally put me on the path to my current job.

Posted on September 26, 2014, in Football, KSHSAA, Sports and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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