Tag: Football

Flesher Field of dreams

The rain had stopped a couple hours ago. The bi-polar weather of the Pacific Northwest seemed to want to cooperate, like it knew how big the day was. Though the cold of fall persisted.

But even with the autumn chill in the air, there was a warmth around Flesher Field on Oct. 21.

And as the minutes ticked down to kickoff, with the Celtics gathered, Tyler Young stood at the front of the pack, adorned in a sapphire blue helmet and number 38 jersey. 

He didn’t have pads, he wasn’t on the roster. But for a night, Tyler was part of the team.

Celts start fast, quickly cool against Saxons

The Celtics took the opening drive and marched down the field Friday night against the Saxons to open the game with a touchdown.
But the McNary offense would struggle, despite scores from Jake Allen, Ryan Lyda and Hunter Ruberto, for most of the night, going down on the road at South Salem 55-19.

McNary student chant sparks North Salem

The North Salem Vikings came into McNary on Friday and left with a 21-7 victory.
Perhaps the changing moment of the game came late in the second quarter when North Salem quarterback TC Manumaleuna responded to a Celtics student section chant with a touchdown.