The Schuylkill County Coal Crackers started their season on the right foot with a 36-0 victory over the visiting South Philly Spartans in a Colonial Football Alliance game on July 24.

The Coal Crackers defense was stifling, causing problems for the Spartan offense all game. The Spartans finished the day with six turnovers and a total of -11 yards of offense.

The Coal Crackers offense got off to a slow start, but found their stride in the second half. Leading the offense was James Snowell, with five catches for 54 yards and a TD.

Defensively, there were many standouts, but Monk Williams led the squad by forcing a fumble, recovering another, and intercepting a pass early in the game.

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