Northern Area Flag Football League Kicks-Off Inaugural Season

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RUSSELL, Pa. – The Northern Area Flag Football League opened its inaugural season at Eisenhower High School Saturday.

(Photo courtesy Steve Younger. Keegan Weissinger runs with the ball during Northern Area Flag Football League action at Eisenhower High School Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.)

More than 60 boys and girls in grades 3-6 gathered at the “Pasture of Pain” for some 7-on-7 flag football action.

The league is pure pick-up football, there are no set teams or practices. Players are divided into new teams each week and play using the sidelines as end zones. The games are passing only.

Eisenhower coaches and players are on hand to provide instruction and officiate the games.

(Photo courtesy Steve Younger.)

Those wishing to sign up may do so here. Next week’s games will run from 9:30-11 a.m. with the gates at Eisenhower High School opening at 9 a.m.