LAKE WACCAMAW, NC (WWAY)–The high school football season is set to get underway next Friday night and East Columbus will not be fielding a varsity squad in 2021.
Officials from the high school confirmed with WWAY that they will not play a varsity schedule this season due to a low number of available players. The Gators will only have a junior varsity team.
Last season East Columbus had just 25 players on the roster. They finished the 2019 season with a (1-10) record.