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Gainesville/Hall County FCA Football game planned for Dec. 20 at City Park Stadium
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The Gainesville/Hall County Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting the inaugural East-West Classic football game Dec. 20 at City Park Stadium, featuring players from 10 area high schools.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Teams will be split between East and West with 35 players on each squad. Players from the East will be represented by Johnson, Flowery Branch, East Hall, Riverside Military and Banks County. West players will be picked from Gainesville, Chestatee, North Hall, West Hall and Lakeview Academy.

Five seniors will be selected from each school, with the remaining spots to be filled by the best available players.

The East squad coach is Bryan Gray of East Hall, and the West coach is Stan Luttrell of Chestatee. Coaches will have their teams selected by Nov. 15.

The game will also feature an All-Star senior band from the 10 selected high schools, as well as East-West cheerleading teams.

Gainesville High announcer Walt Snelling will call the game as his final outing before retiring.