The countdown to kickoff in high school football sits at 23 days. The season cannot come fast enough for Southside. The Panthers had one of the best in-season turnaround stories in the state. Through the first half of games last year they owned a 1-4 record but the team bounced back and won five straight to end the season, they made the Class 5A state playoffs and won their first round game against Brewer before falling in the second round. Head coach Ron Daugherty believes they have what it takes to create another special season.
[Hear from Daugherty in the featured video]
Southside will open their season August 23rd against Lincoln.