The first game of the season for the Alonso Ravens was supposed to be a home game, but the weather has changed that.
Due to the heavy rains, Hillsborough County Public Schools has switched the site of the upcoming Alonso High School football game. Instead of being played at the Raven's home, the game will now be played at Spoto High School, 8538 Eagle Palm Drive in Riverview. The games will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. The game location change was one of seven in the county due to weather.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer player Cosey Coleman is helping out with Alonso High School football team's offensive line this year.
"Let's face it, the guy fills a door-frame," said Alonso Ravens head coach Brian Emanuel about former Buccaneer Cosey Coleman. "I mean what more can you say about the guy, he was a champion in college a champion in the pros," Emanuel said. "When he talks, they listen." Coleman will be sharing his knowledge this year at Alonso High School where he is assistant coach to the team's offensive line. After serving as an assistant at Middleton in 2011, Coleman decided to take his services a little bit closer to home. "I live here in the Westchase area," Coleman said. "I've watched this part of town grow, watched my kids grow up here," said Coleman who has lived in Westchase for 11 years. "I'm very content here, people in the neighborhood know me…