Center Point, Arab high school football players team up to clean up

Center Point and Arab high school football players are teaming up to clean up their communities (

George Bates is in his first year of coaching the Center Point Eagles, and he's trying to make a difference.

Today his Eagles and Arab scrimmaged, then they both teamed up to clean up the community. The cleanup efforts will be a home-and-home series. Center Point's high school football team is going to return the favor next summer with a trip to Arab.

"These are the kind of events the kids will remember forever. They may not remember game three of their sophomore season, but they're gonna remember [this] when they're 30 or 40 years old...Those are lifelong memories. That's what we want to give our kids," said Coach Bates.