Gammons leads the players in doing jumping jacks at Ackerman Park in West Ashley. The young team warms up with exercises and a little running. The fall flag football league introduces youngsters to the sport.
Marvin Gilchrist of the Charleston Recreation Department talks with coach Henry Gammons of the Cowboys flag football team during the first practice of the season.
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Gammons encourages the players at their first practice. Along with teaching football skills, the coach also seeks to make playing fun. Once youths reach age 7, they participate in Charleston’s tackle football league.