Bulldogs take on Hawks in season opener


September 2, 2022

Helen Stevens

Ekalaka's junior high football team defeated Broadus prior to the high school contest last Friday in Ekalaka. The contest was low scoring, 12-6. Above, Roger Beach stretches across the goal line for one of Ekalaka's two touchdowns.

The Broadus Hawks might be the Bulldogs' closest football opponent in terms of miles, but Friday night's season opener at Rowley Field was a non-conference game, providing both team's a chance to learn a bit more about themselves before beginning conference play.

The Bulldogs are a young squad this year. Several freshman will be contributing valuable playing time as the season progresses, even more so now since CCHS was hit with multiple injuries in the opener.

The Bulldogs received the opening kickoff and got off to a slow start. A turnover on downs gave the ball back to Broadus. The Hawks sc...

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