SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — We turn our attention to the high school football gridiron for our next stop on the Friday Night Blitz preseason tour takes us to Highlander Heaven for a look at the Glenvar Highlanders. The Highlanders under Kevin Clifford are coming off the shorten spring season advancing to the Region 2C Finals where they lost to eventual Class 2 champs in the Appomattox Raiders. With a new season comes excitement and enthusiasm for what is ahead for the Highlanders. “We are excited because this is normal. We know we are not back where we want to be due to COVID. Playing in the spring was a new adventure. I was really proud of our kids and our program. I though we dealt with that adversity very well. We made it to the regional finals. We are excited to have some normalcy. to be here in late July like we are. We are ready to get back after it,” said Clifford. “So far everyone is our here and working there butts off lately. So I think going into the season we are strong. I think if we maintain what we are doing we will be fine all the way through. Everyone has been showing up all summer long no matter what has been going on. I expect we will be coming in pretty strong,” said Glenvar senior quarterback Aiden Wolk. The Highlanders open up the season at home on August 27 against the Galax Maroon Tide.