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Precipitation postpones Pioneer premiere
Coach Tom Moore is implementing more of a spread offense this season.
Mother Nature threw a nasty block Friday night, knocking a planned Pioneer football scrimmage into the next week.Warren County High School was scheduled to scrimmage Lincoln County on Friday night at Nunley Stadium. But persistent rain for most of the day caused the scrimmage to be rescheduled for this Monday night at 5:30 p.m. Nunley Stadium remains the site.The scrimmage will give Pioneer fans their first look at the 2017 team, which is coming off a 2-8 regular season and first-round playoff loss.Coach Tom Moore, entering his third year at the helm, is implementing more of a spread offense this season to best utilize the talents of senior QB Isaiah Grayson.“Spreading the field will allow our quarterback to make more plays,” said Moore.Coach Moore says his offensive line is smaller than recent years, but he described the unit as tenacious. He says this scrimmage will be an early test for his linemen to evaluate their progress.With the scrimmage pushed back three days, it will come just 18 days before the Pioneers open their season Aug. 18 at Nunley Stadium against DeKalb County.