Savannah Gridiron Classic a Decade Old

Published 08/22 2011 01:10AM

Updated 08/22 2011 01:50AM

Savannah High School Football's looked good in recent years, and this is where it all starts.

Savannah Youth Football held the 10th Savannah Gridiron classic Saturday and Sunday.

This year's tournament had 58 teams participating ranging from Kansas City all the way to the St. Louis Area.

The president of the youth football board in Savannah, Eric Haeker, says the dedication from the local kids playing in the classic plays a part in the Savages' success.

"The numbers that we have come out for youth football, for the most part, stay up really high," Haeker said. "If we have kids playing ball that long, we only see benefits from that."

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