Archive - Dec 1, 2013 - Sports Article
Even on the phone, Chris Skurka came across as a happy camper. Call such â€śmerrinessâ€ť not in keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, but rather it is based solely on the fact that his Cumberland football outfit does not have to concern itself with a semifinal-round game on Tuesday night.
Sports editor emeritus
CENTRAL FALLS â€” On the surface, Saturdayâ€™s Lincoln-Central Falls football game seemed like a battle between two teams finishing off losing seasons. Dig a little deeper, though, and the truth becomes evident. These two teams played with passion and love for the game that went beyond their win-loss records and to the core of why youngsters play football.
â€śPlaying on a frozen field is never fun,â€ť Lincoln senior Giovanni Gray said after his Lions rolled to a 47-8 victory. â€śBut when the sun came out and the field turned to mud, now that was fun!â€ť