Volunteers support football teams for love of the game
St. Albans High football team assistants Rachel Hinzman and Destiny Edwards work with team manager Alison Dalton, right, who this year recruited them to help the Red Dragon squad.
Antonio Harris is at every game Capital's football team plays and at practice every day.
Tony Harris loads and unloads equipment and generally helps out wherever he's needed. He runs through a checklist of tasks before the team ever hits the field. Capital Coach Jon Carpenter calls him the "Director of Football Operations."
Poca High School's waterboy, Andrew Hurley, is ready to deliver anything the football team needs during practice. While the coaches and trainers are school employees, the support staff that stays busy keeping the players hydrated are volunteers motivated by their enthusiasm for the game.
Alison Dalton, team manager of the football team at St. Albans High School, comes to every practice and game just because she loves the sport, an interest which she credits her dad for passing on to her.