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Fillmore Central Varsity Football vs. Rushford-Peterson

In a thrilling showdown on Friday, September 22nd, FC Varsity Football faced off against Rushford-Peterson in their long-awaited home game. However, this match wasn’t just about touchdowns and tackles; it also marked a significant event on the calendar for a noble cause. The game served as the annual fundraiser for “Tackle Cancer,” a campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for cancer research. As the players took to the field, they did so with a mission that extended beyond the field.

One of the events supporting “Tackle Cancer”

Adding to the excitement, the fans showed their unwavering support for their team by wearing neon clothing. The stands were bright as fans showed up wearing vivid colors standing out against the black and rainy clouds.

Despite the wet, slippery, and misty conditions on the field, both teams exhibited incredible determination and sportsmanship. As Dakota Musselman, an athlete on the varsity team, stated, “The game was a fight till the end. It was really down to whoever made the least amount of mistakes and whoever took the opportunity to profit on those mistakes.”

The final score of the game was 12-6 with an amazing FC win! In the end, the game showcased the players’ skills but also demonstrated the power of a community coming together to tackle cancer, one touchdown at a time.

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Ben Ryan
Ben Ryan, Staff Writer
Ben Ryan is a junior at Fillmore Central High School. At 16 years old, he does many events, such as tapestry, choir, jazz band, band, one act, speech, spring play, and trap shooting. He recently started pursuing photography using his sister’s photo camera. He also enjoys working on vehicles and his father's old motorcycle. After high school, he hopes to pursue a business degree and open up his own bakery in Colorado with one of his friends. Ben loves to spend time in the arts and help with tech at school events.
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