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Huntington High Nick Tubbs goes up to grab a pass as the Highlanders opens the 2013 season against Hurricane on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Hurricane High School.

Gallery: Huntington High vs. Hurricane, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Aug. 30, 2013 @ 11:45 PM

Huntington High coach Billy Seals didn’t shy away from admitting that he challenged his football team on several occasions this week. After struggling up front in the final scrimmage, Seals’ Highlanders responded by physically punishing Hurricane in a 23-8 season-opening win Friday night. “We’ve got some guys that’s got some intestinal fortitude,” Seals said. “They are tough, hard-nosed kids and when you challenge them, they usually step up.”

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