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Salisbury Sea Gulls
Penalties a sore subject for Salisbury football
Penalties a sore subject for Salisbury football

With a 4-2 overall record and 3-1 mark in the Empire 8 Athletic Conference, there’s not much that has sounded the alarm for the Salisbury football team this season. But one red flag for the program is the frequency of yellow ones. The Sea Gulls have been penalized 55 times, tied for the 24th most in Division III, for 472 total yards, 39th most. Coach Sherman Wood attributed the spate of penalties to the team’s mindset on the field. “We’re just an aggressive football team, and sometimes our aggression can hurt us at times,” Wood said Wednesday. “I’m not going to shy away from that aggression. … We’re the fastest team in the Empire...