Question marks linger at RB position for Bees
Players come and go but when they leave, question marks are left behind.
That’s the case for the East Fairmont football team as August quickly approaches.
Last year the Bees leaned on a core of running backs to strengthen both the passing and ground attacks, with backs like Scotty Shroyer and Ronnie Mills lining up at all different kinds of positions.
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