32 out for football this year
There were 32 players turned out for Prairie High School football as of the Watermelon Bowl intrasquad scrimmage Saturday, August 18.Kyle Holthaus was well protected by his line as he sets up to pass.
It appears the team might feature a more balanced offense of run and pass this year after graduating their top two running backs from last season.
Kyle Daly and Branden Waller look to fill the running back spots with Kyle Holthaus back at quarterback along with top receiver David Sigler. Conner Rieman caught several passes during the scrimmage as well.
Returning linemen Nick Johnson, Kenneth Enneking and Ronnie Chandler will be helped by transfer student Kyler Shumway, son of the new PHS principal.
Returning as coaches for the Pirates are head coach Travis Mader and assistants Ron Sigler, Teel Bruner and Ryan Hasselstrom.
The team opens their season this Friday against state tournament competitor Horseshoe Bend at their field. The game is set to start at 6 p.m. Mountain Time.
Players on the squad this year are Sigler, Rieman, Holthaus, Waller, Daly, Mike Matson, Zach Frei, Cody Miller, Devin Schmidt, Jon Rice, Zak Waller, Brandon Ross, Colton Nuxoll, Jason VonBargen, Shumway, Andy Groom, Johnson, Enneking, Chandler, J.C. Enriquez, Ryan Dalgliesh, Ethan Tassell, Kris Banning, Tyrell Langston, Jack George, Dustin Schaeffer, Joe Schumacher, Ronald George, Chase Nuxoll, Derek Schaeffer and Wil Schlader.
Frei, Schlader and Chase Nuxoll are Summit Academy students who have joined the PHS team.
David Sigler heads for the end zone after breaking free on a long pass play.
Cody Miller, 33, closes in on ballcarrier Branden Waller.
David Sigler gets tackled by a pair of white team defenders.

Jr. High Football to start next week
The Prairie Middle School junior high football team will start practice next Wednesday, August 29 after school.
7th and 8th grade students from both Prairie Middle School and Summit Academy are invited to turn out.

Camas Prairie Youth Football signups
Registration for Camas Prairie Youth Football will be on Thursday, August 30th at the Prairie High School Football Field.
The league is open to boys and girls in the 3rd through 6th grade in the Cottonwood, Nezperce and Highland School Districts.
Registration fee will be $45, which includes helmet, shoulder pads and jerseys.
If any questions, call Teel Bruner at 962-5542.

All varsity games  at 7 p.m.  Unless indicated.
24-Horseshoe Bend, there, 6 p.m., MDT
31-Lewis County, here
  7-Genesee, there
14-Deary, here
21-Timberline, there
  5-Troy, here
12-C.V., there
19-Lapwai, here, Homecoming
26-Kendrick, there
All games start at 6 p.m.
23-Kendrick, there
  4-Lewis County, here
10-Genesee, there
17-Deary, here
24-Timberline, there
  8-Troy, here
15-C.V., there
22-Lapwai, here 

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