The Petersburg Buffaloes drop down to 1A Division II this season. Coach Jake Popham says it will still be a rough road to the playoffs.
"Out of the frying pan and into the fire. Kinda six one way and half a dozen the other. They're gonna be pretty tough on us."
Petersburg is in District 4 with Southland, Motley County and Wilson.
"I don't know if I'm excited or not. It was kinda a shock to us. When we put it on the map come realignment, we were looking at three for four possibilities and that was 5th or 6th. We didn't think that was very likely."
Two-a-days start next Monday and the Buffaloes are pumped up to get going.
"We are ready to get started. Our kids have been working out all summer long and they tell me every day they're ready to get back into it."
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