Manchester Set To Open Football Season

By Dean Pantazi

August 26, 2012 Updated Aug 26, 2012 at 10:17 PM EDT

NORTH MANCHESTER (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Manchester University opens its football season Thursday night at Trine.

The Spartans, 4-6 a year ago, have some key players returning, but having lost 18 seniors from a year ago, and with only seven seniors on this year's roster, will be a young team this season.

Coach Shannon Griffith says some of what he calls a solid freshman class could see action right away.

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