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Atlantic building confidence after impressive opening win over Wellington

Atlantic building confidence after impressive opening win over Wellington

Expectations have been rising for third-year Atlantic football coach T.J. Jackson coming off an impressive 9-3 season in 2014. But few in the county could have predicted the 49-7 beatdown the Eagles put on visiting Wellington in Friday's season opener. Atlantic dominated both sides of the ball, rushing for 320 yards and four touchdowns and shutting out the Wolverines after Wellington scored on its opening possession. This week, Jackson stressed that his young squad still has a long way to go to reach its goals. Atlantic returned only three starters on defense from 2014, and its starting secondary is made up of all underclassmen. "I think both sides of the ball played very...

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