The Calvary Christian football program secured its football future for the fall of 2011 yesterday when it was officially accepted into theIndependent Christian Schools of Georgia and Alabama Athletic Association
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Calvary athletic director and football coach Brian Osborne said he got word Tuesday his school had been admitted and will join a pool of Atlanta-area schools in 11-man football next season.
“I sat down with the (ICSGA) president last week, and it sounds like 11 or 12 schools in Georgia want to play 11-man football next year,” Osborne said. “So we should be able to have a full schedule from the league with all of the teams in Atlanta. We’re the farthest south, and there are no Alabama schools that want to play 11-man football next year.”
Last season the ICSGA had seven teams divided into two divisions playing 11-man football, and each played at least nine games. The ICSGA has one division for 11-man football, and Osborne said Calvary's enrollment puts it squarely in the middle of the pack.
Osborne said he expects Calvary's 2011 schedule to be set next week.
Osborne is a former Brookstone assistant coach who was hired in July as the school’s athletic director and to head up starting a football program.