The North Marion Colts continue to up their marquee value. Months away from breaking in a newly upgraded football and track facility, the Colts, on Sunday revealed new threads that they will wear this fall.
North Marion will wear Nike uniforms after previously wearing Under Armour.
North Marion has made the state playoffs 15 seasons in a row and will be entering its second season under head coach Stephen Field, replacing Craig Damon now with the FHSAA. Damon was recently promoted to the position of Assistant Executive Director for Eligibility and Compliance Services.
North Marion, which is in Sparr, FL despite being listed as Citra, FL nationally, will play their first-ever out-of-state game this fall when they travel to Hoover, AL to take on nationally known and respected Hoover October 30th.
North Marion wide receiver Freddie Swain and Hoover defensive back PJ Hall will highlight the matchup. Both are being recruited by multiple colleges despite not being household names.
Hoover is the defending Alabama 7A state champions, North Marion bowed out in the regional quarterfinals last season in Florida.