Going hog wild

Linemen take center stage at Spartan exhibition

NEVER GIVE UP, NEVER SURRENDER—Oaks Christian High’s Patrick Beattie, an incoming junior lineman for the school’s football team, digs in during the tug of war at the Rio Mesa hogs tournament on July 8. Photos by BOBBY CURTIS/Acorn Newspapers

During a summer of relentless 7-on-7 passing tournaments, Rio Mesa High’s hogs tournament was a breath of fresh air.

The Spartans hosted 11 schools for a passing tournament, but the boys in the trenches got to show off for a change during lineman event...

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