Country star Trace Adkins to sing national anthem before local high school football game

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — It is a big night for the Gainesville High Red Elephants. They will take on the North Forsyth Raiders in the Region 8-6A title game and country star Trace Adkins is set to sing the national anthem before kickoff at City Park.

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School officials say Adkins’ agent was in contact with the school principal and planned to take the field at 7:50 p.m. before kickoff at 8:00 p.m..

The school will also honor their 2012 State Championship football team at half time.


Adkins is a multiplatinum county star with a 25-year career, according to his website.

He has sold more than 11 million albums and charted 20 songs on Billboard’s all genre Hot 100 and 15 singles on Billboard’s Top 10 Hot Country Songs chart, according to the site.

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