MUSKEGON – Shane Fairfield was 9 years old when he played his first football game at Hackley Stadium.
Several years later, the memory is still vivid for Muskegon High School’s 11th-year head coach.
“That was exciting because I felt like I was in the Big House (at University of Michigan). I mean, being a 9-year-old kid going through that tunnel and seeing the field and there’s no track around it and that kind of stuff, I was blown away then,” Fairfield recalled earlier this week, as he prepared his Big Reds (1-0, 1-0 OK Green Conference) for their big crosstown matchup against Mona Shores (1-0, 1-0).
At 7 tonight,