Kris Long wants to see middle school sports become a reality in Santa Rosa County.
Long, a Milton High School graduate and a youth football coach in the city, has pushed hard for the cause in recent months, meeting with the area’s rotary clubs, the county commissioners and the city councils. He also plans to speak with the school board in May.
“A lot of people don’t know that we don’t have sports in the middle schools,” he said “I’m trying to raise awareness about it and make it happen. I think it’s important that we do get sports in the middle schools. There are a lot of advantages to it.”
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