August 12th, 2020 12:00am
Mark Peeler scrolls and scrolls through his phone, but he can’t find the countdown. He used to look at it every single day — the clock ticking down second by second to Sept. 5, 2020. Each tick would fill him with excitement.
Sept. 5 was supposed to be a transformative day, a day of celebration. It was supposed to be the day Erskine College played its first football game in 70 years.