(David Jenkins, Staff)
Sikeston High School running back Vince Howard avoids tacklers during practice earlier this week. The Bulldogs, who are coming off a 2-8 campaign in 2006, enter the 2007 varsity football season with new leadership under coach Kent Gibbs. Sikeston will hold its annual Red and Black Scrimmage on Aug. 17 before traveling to play in the New Madrid County Central Jamboree on Aug. 24. The Bulldogs open the 2007 season at Caruthersville on Aug. 31.