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Ready to shine

July 14, 2003

 Albany- The start of the 2003 football season may be just around the corner, but for several South Georgia athletes the 2002 season won't come to a close until this Friday. 

Six members of the Deerfield-Windsor Knights and their coaching staff packed up two vans this morning and headed to Macon for the annual GISA All-Star game. The game, which kicks off this Friday at 7:30 at First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, matches the top players from the Northern GISA schools against the top from the Southern schools.

Deerfield-Windsor head coach Allen Lowe will call the shots for the South All-Stars after winning the triple-A title back in November. For the players, the game is not only an honor to be apart of but also a chance to play alongside the guys they faced in the fall.

 "It's gonna be fun, but then you know the six of us we're never gonna put on pads again together. And then we're playing with people that we've played against all year so it's pretty cool that they're going to be on our side," Andrew Curtis said.

"We're looking forward to it, it's going to be a lot of fun. Some of our guys have been looking forward to it all summer. They've really been working just to play in the All-Star game, and it will be a good experience for them as well as for us as a coaching staff," Allen Lowe said.

Crisp Academy and Tiftarea Academy will both send four players to Macon, Terrell Academy will send two, and Westwood, Valwood and Southwest Georgia Academy will have one player each in Friday's All-Star game.

Posted at 9:45 pm by kevin.mcdermond@walb.com