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Mansfield on its guard

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Mansfield High School started this football season very strong, opening 2-0 with statement wins over Logansport and 4-A North DeSoto.  The Wolverines then lost their next two to big 5-A schools, but kept the games close and competitive.

Mansfield does have some outstanding skill position players like Dominique Hill and Levante Hall, but the lives of those players are made easier by one of the unsung heroes of the team, lineman Colby Malone, who was nominated seven times to become KTBS Rountree Ford Athlete of the Week.

Football games are won and lost in the trenches and while linemen may not get the kind of attention other players do, Mansfield head coach Glen Hall knows the significance of having a player like Malone on the team.  Hall says Malone has great leadership and is a factor for the team both on and off the field.  Malone may not be the biggest, strongest or fastest player, but he has proven to be one of the more important and one of the more respected.  Some of the reasons Colby Malone is our Rountree Ford Athlete of the Week.

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