NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Jim Tager talks with Headline Surfer about the Cudas football team's undefeated regular season and the heart the players showed in their opening round loss in the playoffs to Winter Haven, as well as the controversy that surrounded the previous game with Spruce Creek and its marching band, in the 24/7 Internet newspaper's online newsmaker show, "The Sunday Conversation.
Football team undefeated during regular season
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Cudas lost to Winter Haven 24-20 tonight in the opening round of the playoffs after an undefeated regular season with nine wins.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- New Smyrna Beach High Principal Jim Tager is beaming with pride over the football team's undefeated regular season, despite the playoff loss to Winter Haven. Headline Surfer interviewed him after the game for "The Sunday Conversation."
Headline Surfer photo by Henry Frederick / Winter Haven runs a play from its own 20-yard line early in the third quarter, leading the New Smyrna Beach Cudas, 24-20 midway through the third quarter in a playoff game Friday night at New Smyrna Beach Stadium.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Cudas head coach Lance Jenkins knew it was going to be no picnic against 10th ranked Winter Haven in tonight's playoff game at New Smyrna Beach Stadium. And he was right. The Cudas entered the second half trailing 21-20.