The Glencliff football program has fallen on very hard times. A state runner-up in 1999, the Colts had some good years in the late 90s and early 2000s, but this decade has been forgettable in nearly every way possible.
Without a playoff appearance since 2011, the Colts have seen their participation dwindle to the point where they’re on the brink of shutting the program down. And for a few hours Tuesday, that was the case.
Though there are enough players to play this week against Hillwood, there are still many questions as to if they’ll be able to finish the season.
With potential ramifications to their basketball program should the football team fail to finish the season, the Colts are going to do what they can to play the final four games, whether it’s with shortened quarters, a running clock or something else.
We’ll continue to monitor the situation.
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This week’s podcast highlights several first-place showdowns coming up on Friday.
We thought that the Colts would indeed drop out of the remainder of their schedule, but…
…after word got out of their season’s demise, it was revived. For now.
Metro’s public information officer painted herself into a corner on Wednesday, having to eventually back down her statement when she learned her policy isn’t the final word.