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THE GRIND: Re-joining football team paid off for Pinecrest Academy's Binkley
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Pinecrest Academy rising senior Jack Binkley had a breakout lacrosse season this past spring. He attributes much of it to re-joining the Paladins’ football program. - photo by Micah Green
Pinecrest Academy's Jack Binkley grew up with dreams of being a hockey player. As a youngster he and his family, with roots from the New England area, would regularly attend Atlanta Thrashers hockey games. In an unfinished basement under his house, he and his siblings would spend days and nights skating on the concrete floor—a makeshift net against the wall.