Florida football powerhouse finds escape in Arizona from hurricane devastation
For the 90 people who came to the Valley this week as part of the St. Thomas Aquinas football contingent, the weather couldn't be better.
And the game Friday night at Peoria Centennial is their outlet.
For 24 days, the 66 players didn't have a game, because of the devastation in south Florida left by Hurricane Irma.
Monday, playing a makeup game, it was the Fort Lauderdale school's first game in more than three weeks.
Now, when it plays Centennial -- the No. 1 team in Arizona, in any conference -- it will be its second game in five days.
But football has been the players' great escape. And... read more