September 5, 2017
Athens Coach Paul Essary talks about beating Mexia and getting ready for Fairfield.
- The defense came up huge in the win over Mexia.
- The importance of special teams.
- Athens is 1-0 and Fairfield is 0-1.
- Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bruce Field.
- Police, firefighters, EMTs, first responders and military personnel in uniform will be admitted free for Civil Service Night.
Quotable: Re: Civil Service Night ... "They put their lives on the line every day for us and Athens ISD, Athens Hornets football and Coach Paul Essary appreciates what they do. My hat is off to them."