E.A. Sports Today

Felder’s new start

After a health scare in Texas earlier this summer, former Donoho coach Felder ready to start rebuilding project at Sumter Central

By Al Muskewitz
East Alabama Sports Today

When Shannon Felder welcomes his newest team to the first official day of football practice Monday, he’ll be moving at a little slower pace than usual, but that won’t slow his enthusiasm to rebuild a struggling program or be an influence on his players’ lives.

In fact, the situation that precipitated his -- temporary -- slow down has served to increase that resolve even more.

The former Donoho head coach and Anniston assistant is the new head coach at Sumter Central in York. But three weeks ago football was the farthest thing from his mind. He was just praying for another tomorrow.

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