Flag Football (Powderpuff) Organized for October Game


Ryan (Fuzz) French, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

Powderpuff, or flag football as we’re calling it this year, will most likely take place on October 1.

A new year means new coaches. The coaches are football players picked by the commissioner. These players are people who have shown leadership skills, knowledge of the game and the ability to communicate within the Triton football program.

Named as coaches are Mitch Chosa for the senior team, Joel Meglic and Jack Kress for the juniors, Will Zellner for the sophomores, and Samuel Gille for the freshmen..

These coaches will seek assistant coaches for help with the teach.. Each team can have up to three assistant coaches.

“I’m excited to coach. I think it will be lots of fun,” said Gille.

Not so new this year will be the return of the gold ball trophy. While the main focus of the event is to have fun and to make sure each girl gets an opportunity to play, the trophy adds a small reward to the competition.

Last year the freshman class was able to pull out a victory over the senior team in the championship in the championship game.

Of course, with any competition, refs will be needed. The referees this year are Logan Tennity, Caleb Baeten and Will Sullivan.  

The event will be held once again at Ted Fritsch Field at 6:30 p.m.

One of the best parts of this event is the fact that each team has the opportunity to make their own shirt. The girls submit options and then all come to a consensus as to which shirt they would like to wear.

The shirt is typically worn as the jersey for the games and is open to purchase for all the girls on the team and all the coaches who help with the team.

“I hope the event is fun for all girls because that’s how it’s supposed to be. Good fun, with a sprinkle of competition,” said commissioner and organizer Fuzz French.