Inverness Middle School dean Zachary Leonard reacts to a bucket of cold water being dumped over his head Tuesday afternoon. Dozens of students, administrators, faculty and staff participated in the ALS fundraising challenge that has swept the country.
Challenge soaks Inverness school

INVERNESS — The minutes before their challenge were intense.

Eighty-five Inverness Middle School football players, cheerleaders and staff members tightly huddled together as they awaited ice cold water pouring down their sweaty bodies.

Girly screams were heard from the crowd and football mom Kelley DeMaio quickly counted to three.