Wesson’s football team moves into new field house

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 20, 2001

WESSON – Head football coach Ronald Greer, assistant coaches andCobra football players were busy Friday afternoon. It wasn’t anextra football practice but a huge moving job.

The Cobras were officially moving into their new, larger fieldhouse Friday afternoon. After several weeks of delays, Greer andhis team were able to move nearly everything into the new 60 by120-foot facility.

“We are just pleased to be in here,” said Greer. “It issomething our kids can be proud of.”

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The facility still has work to be done on the inside. Justinside the entrance, on the front on the left side, is the dressingroom that is already well stocked with players uniforms, helmets,shoes and other necessary pieces of equipment.

In the front right of the building, is a large room that will bethe coaches’ offices.

The huge room in the middle of the building will be the weightroom and a practice area for bad weather days. In the back of thebuilding are two large rooms for storing supplies and extraequipment.

There are three smaller rooms for washers, dryers and othernecessary needs near the front.

A few years ago, Greer went to the Copiah County School Boardabout appropriating funds for a weight room for the old fieldhouse. The decision was made to build a new field houseinstead.

Greer, the assistant coaches and the players are thankful forthe help. “I want to thank Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Buchanan and theschool board for all of their support.”