Normal pace of life in Midlands slows down in blazing heat
Brothers Sean, 9, and Ethan Chappell, 10, try to beat the heat Monday at Westwood Heights Sprayground, 12334 Seldin Drive. As temperatures near the triple-digits, some metro-area schools are letting kids out early, and coaches are easing up on athletes in practice.
Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am
Water flowed freely at high school football practices Monday as players and coaches sweated through the hottest weather of the summer.
Not coming nearly as freely, but clearly a companion, were curses, complaints and cajoling as players ran sprints and then donned shoulder pads and helmets.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am.