Front, Jerry Alvarado, who plays center on the Cross Keys High School varsity football team, is ready in his stance during practice on Aug. 14 in Brookhaven. The team is looking to improve from its 0-9-0 record in 2012

Head coach David Radford, left, gives tight end Jhalen Billingslea some advice.

In the huddle, from left, running back Patrick Huff, quarterback Oluwatomi Adedayo, punter Jose Suastegu, and tight end Alexander Ramonov, share a laugh.

The entire team and their coaches look ready for the season.

The guys get down to business on the field.