Player Finds Snake In Helmet


Posted: August 25, 2011 at 5:32 a.m.

Gravette HS football Darrick Strzelecki

Darrick Strzelecki thought what he felt inside his football helmet was probably sweat or some hair that might have been caught in his helmet.

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My daughter brought a rattlesnake home in her soccer bag after a tournament in Oklahoma. It crawled out and was sitting in a pile of clean towels. Imagine my surprise when I picked up the towels to put them away!

Posted by: mconklin

August 25, 2011 at 9:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Rattlesnakes--not a good surprise!
But I'm sorry when people kill a harmless garter snake. One should learn to identify the four venomous snakes found in this country, and spare the others.

Posted by: Coralie

August 25, 2011 at 5:56 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

here is a link to all the snakes that are found in arkansas and their general location . very eduacational reading with some good pictures as well.


Posted by: oldrustynut

August 26, 2011 at 4:58 a.m. ( | suggest removal )