Coral Academy in Reno set to field first ever football team


A football team will suit up Saturday for Coral Academy of Science in Reno for the first time ever.

The Coral Academy Falcons are scheduled to take on the Silver Stage Nighthawks varsity team at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Silver Springs.

School officials say the team has been training for 12 weeks in preparation for the first game.

Coral would be the first charter school in Nevada to field a football program, according to school officials.

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