Cross Keys is not new, but has a solid foundation for the future

TUCKER – Cross Keys High will be a wildcard in Region 5-AAAAA as the Indians are moving up to a full-time schedule in 2018.

For the past few seasons, Cross Keys has been on a hybrid football schedule. With the move up to full-time, Cross Keys will play a full schedule for the first time since 2013.

“This year at Cross Keys we’re looking forward to great improvement,” Cross Keys head coach Mark Adams said. “We’re bringing back over 20 football players which is a little different from what we’re used to. Guys have experience playing on both sides of the ball and they’ve played varsity football games before.”

It won’t be a stellar season for the Indians but the move to the full-time schedule should set the groundwork for the future of the program.

Written by Darius

Darius Goodman is an alumni of Martin Luther King Jr. High School in DeKalb County and a former piccolo/flute player for the MLK Marching Lions. Upon high school graduation in 2011, Goodman attended South Carolina State University on a band scholarship up until 2015 when he completed his Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communication with a concetration in Journalism. Once finished with his degree, Goodman then joined Beyond the Flag a FanSided site. From there, Goodman started his career with the Henry Herald/Clayton News Daily in 2016. Within a few years, he attained a few awards: including company wide social media awards and a Georgia Press Association Sports Coverage award. Now, while balancing Henry County, Goodman is reaching out to DeKalb County.

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