Newberry College’s annual watermelon feast


Matt DeWitt, vice president of the Newberry County Touchdown Club, helps cut up watermelon for the team.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The players were ready for some watermelon.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Watermelon is 90 percent water so it was the perfect fruit to end practice.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many of the players were grateful to Touchdown Club, and made sure to say thank you.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many players were eager to get their pick.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Touchdown Club brought 40 watermelons so there was plenty to go around.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players enjoy their watermelons, but maybe not the seeds.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Touchdown Club made sure the table had plenty of watermelon slices.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players relax while eating watermelon.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

There was lenty of watermelon to go around.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry College football players come in groups for delicious watermelon.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Even some coaches stopped by the table.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Touchdown Club members made sure to keep cutting the watermelons.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This gave the players the opportunity to socialize with their friends and families after practice.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Taking one big bite out of the watermelon.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players cool down while eating watermelon.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The players made sure to say thank you and the Touchdown Club members made sure to wish them good luck this season.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The watermelons were a perfect way to cool off.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry County Touchdown Club puts on a watermelon cutting for the Newberry College football team e4ach year. They bring a truck load of watermelons, cut them up, and give them to the players, and anyone else in attendance, after practice.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Matt DeWitt, vice president of the Newberry County Touchdown Club, helps cut up watermelon for the team.

The players were ready for some watermelon.

Watermelon is 90 percent water so it was the perfect fruit to end practice.

Many of the players were grateful to Touchdown Club, and made sure to say thank you.

Many players were eager to get their pick.

The Touchdown Club brought 40 watermelons so there was plenty to go around.

Players enjoy their watermelons, but maybe not the seeds.

The Touchdown Club made sure the table had plenty of watermelon slices.

Players relax while eating watermelon.

There was lenty of watermelon to go around.

Newberry College football players come in groups for delicious watermelon.

Even some coaches stopped by the table.

Touchdown Club members made sure to keep cutting the watermelons.

This gave the players the opportunity to socialize with their friends and families after practice.

Taking one big bite out of the watermelon.

Players cool down while eating watermelon.

The players made sure to say thank you and the Touchdown Club members made sure to wish them good luck this season.

The watermelons were a perfect way to cool off.

The Newberry County Touchdown Club puts on a watermelon cutting for the Newberry College football team e4ach year. They bring a truck load of watermelons, cut them up, and give them to the players, and anyone else in attendance, after practice.

Matt DeWitt, vice president of the Newberry County Touchdown Club, helps cut up watermelon for the team.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0319.jpgMatt DeWitt, vice president of the Newberry County Touchdown Club, helps cut up watermelon for the team. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The players were ready for some watermelon.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0326.jpgThe players were ready for some watermelon. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Watermelon is 90 percent water so it was the perfect fruit to end practice.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0332.jpgWatermelon is 90 percent water so it was the perfect fruit to end practice. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many of the players were grateful to Touchdown Club, and made sure to say thank you.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0341.jpgMany of the players were grateful to Touchdown Club, and made sure to say thank you. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Many players were eager to get their pick.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0353.jpgMany players were eager to get their pick. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Touchdown Club brought 40 watermelons so there was plenty to go around.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0358.jpgThe Touchdown Club brought 40 watermelons so there was plenty to go around. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players enjoy their watermelons, but maybe not the seeds.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0363.jpgPlayers enjoy their watermelons, but maybe not the seeds. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Touchdown Club made sure the table had plenty of watermelon slices.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0365.jpgThe Touchdown Club made sure the table had plenty of watermelon slices. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players relax while eating watermelon.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0366.jpgPlayers relax while eating watermelon. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

There was lenty of watermelon to go around.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0367.jpgThere was lenty of watermelon to go around. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Newberry College football players come in groups for delicious watermelon.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0381.jpgNewberry College football players come in groups for delicious watermelon. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Even some coaches stopped by the table.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0386.jpgEven some coaches stopped by the table. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Touchdown Club members made sure to keep cutting the watermelons.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0387.jpgTouchdown Club members made sure to keep cutting the watermelons. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

This gave the players the opportunity to socialize with their friends and families after practice.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0390.jpgThis gave the players the opportunity to socialize with their friends and families after practice. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Taking one big bite out of the watermelon.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0392.jpgTaking one big bite out of the watermelon. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

Players cool down while eating watermelon.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0398.jpgPlayers cool down while eating watermelon. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The players made sure to say thank you and the Touchdown Club members made sure to wish them good luck this season.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0400.jpgThe players made sure to say thank you and the Touchdown Club members made sure to wish them good luck this season. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The watermelons were a perfect way to cool off.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0397.jpgThe watermelons were a perfect way to cool off. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

The Newberry County Touchdown Club puts on a watermelon cutting for the Newberry College football team e4ach year. They bring a truck load of watermelons, cut them up, and give them to the players, and anyone else in attendance, after practice.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0316.jpgThe Newberry County Touchdown Club puts on a watermelon cutting for the Newberry College football team e4ach year. They bring a truck load of watermelons, cut them up, and give them to the players, and anyone else in attendance, after practice. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
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