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Football Player Dedicates Season to Kicking Out Cancer

Football is back!

We’ve waited for this for months, and now we can officially celebrate the most southern time of the year. For one high school football player, it’s a time to give back to the community in more ways than just school spirit.

Miles Tillman, a punter for Sparkman High School, is raising money for childhood cancer research through Kicking Out Cancer.

Here’s how it works: You can either make a one-time donation, or you can pledge to make a donation every time Miles makes an extra point. So far, three people have donated to the cause.

His goal is to reach 30 extra points during the season, and it looks possible considering Miles is rated 4.5 stars as a kicker and 5 stars as a punter, according to Kohl’s Professional Camps.  He was awarded the defensive player of the week in 2017 and has already gotten offers from Austin Peay State University.

They’ve already won their first game this season and are predicted to have a great fall.

You can make a donation to Kicking Out Cancer for Miles Tillman here.


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Jessie Harbin

Jessie is a newlywed living in Meridianville with her husband and three dogs. She's learning to sail on their 26-foot sailboat in Guntersville. At the time of publication, nobody has fallen ill because of her cooking.

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