Hixson High School freshman Austin Clark, left, changes shoes in the locker room as he sits with junior Keegan Green (90) during a recent football practice. Although Austin was born with Down syndrome, he has played several sports and has quickly become a well-liked member of the Hixson football team.
Photo by Patrick Smith .
published Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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The rain clouds that have lingered over the area much of the summer finally had lifted, and the late afternoon sun, along with the promise of a new football season, was energizing Hixson High School's players.