Terrell football

Terrell running back Markel Savala rushes through Athens defenders.

Terrell High School varsity football will begin its 2019 season next week.

Terrell will play a scrimmage against Fort Worth Polytechnic and Dallas Lincoln at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 at Forester Athletic Stadium located at 8233 Military Parkway in Dallas. Terrell varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams will play in the scrimmage.

Terrell’s second scrimmage will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22 against Van at Van Memorial Stadium. Terrell varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams will play in the scrimmage.

Practices started for Terrell football on Monday.

Terrell’s first game of its regular season will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30 at Terrell Memorial Stadium.

Tickets are available to the general public at the Terrell ISD Administration building. Season tickets cost $35 per person and individual game tickets cost $8 per person.

Marvin Sedberry Jr., will be in his first season as coach for the Terrell High School varsity football team.

Previously, Sedberry was the head coach at Naaman Forest High School in Garland. He was also the school’s athletic director.

Sedberry has 14 years of coaching experience and started coaching football at age 27. He was the offensive coordinator at Lake Highlands, head coach and campus coordinator at Fort Worth Polytechnic and he was the head coach and campus coordinator at Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown.

Sedberry said he wants to teach young men how to be men.

“I want to bring passion, energy, be a role model, be a person that can show a kid that there’s different ways of doing something. We’re going to have pride, we’re going to have class and we’re going to do it the right way,” Sedberry said.

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