In Haynesville, there's a name that gets mentioned quite often when folks discuss the sport of football. That name is Franklin, as in Red Franklin and his son David. Both men have earned countless state titles during their respective tenures roaming the sidelines of Memorial Stadium in that small community five miles from the Arkansas state line.
But there is another that is also synonymous with the cool fall mornings, hot summer practices and raucous Friday nights under the lights. That name is Reeder, as in Tommy Reeder, a coach who has spent more than forty years calling plays and teaching young men both on and off the field.