On Day Of Remembrance, Local Pee Wee Football Starts New Season
The Compass Westminster, Vt. September 11, 2011
WESTMINSTER, VT.-On the sunny opening day of another Connecticut Valley Pee Wee Football League(CVPWFL)football season, everyone joined together in remembering the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 tragedy. The impressive, pre-game ceremony featured local color guard and firemen, a moving speech from league Board member Ed Vancor and the national anthem sung by BFUHS graduate Julie Cermola.
Photos by Joe Milliken, 1. Local color guard and firemen are presented 2. Pee Wee Dolphins quarterback Noah Wilkinson gets around the corner for a touchdown 2. Jets running back Logan Cota stiff-arms a defender before scoring a touchdown.
Some new editions to the CVPWFL this year includes a junior high program for kids
12-14 years old, with a season featuring eight games, as well as flag football for kids ages 4 to 7 year-olds. The league also has a new Web site at www.cvpwfl.com.
In the season-opening pee wee match-up, the Dolphins had an impressive showing against the Packers with a 19-0 shut out win. The Dolphins got touchdown runs from Noah Wilkinson, Colby Howard and Teagan Bacon in the win, while Dylan Clark had an interception for the defense. The Packers Jared Zobkiw had a big game defensively, nothing several tackles throughout the contest.
In the second game of the day, the Jets defeated the Patriots in a defensive struggle, 7-0. Logan Cota scored the games' lone touchdown, although he had two other rushing TD's called back because of penalties. Noah Rawling kicked the extra-point.