August 30, 2017
Athens Coach Paul Essary talks about opening week of the season and the Mexia Black Cats. (8-30)
- The Hornets will open up their 2017 season at home against Mexia 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1.
- This will be the first Athens game played at the new Bruce Field.
- The Hornets will be unveiling their new-look offense.
- Athens needs to improve on its techniques.
QUOTABLE: "This is the first time that any team at Athens High School will be able to open up a brand-new field house for probably the next 40 years. You don't get a second chance on this, you'll remember this the rest of your life."