Purple Eagles set to debut on new turf field

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 September 2023 at 8:16 pm

It will be a special weekend for the Albion High varsity football team as the Purple Eagles will debut on their new artificial turf field at 7 p.m. Friday against Roy-Hart/Barker. Pre game ceremonies are scheduled for 6:45 p.m.

The Purple Eagles are looking to snap a season opening two game losing streak while the Bulls bring a 1-1 record into the contest.

Medina will take to the field for the first time in two weeks as the Mustangs open defense of their C North Division title in earnest by visiting Cleveland Hill at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Medina, which is 2-0 overall, picked up a 2-0 forfeit win over Eden last weekend in the Mustangs first scheduled C North game of the season.

Cleve Hill is 1-1 having split a pair of interdivisional contests losing 44-20 to Maryvale and defeating Lew-Port 18-14.

The weekend’s other C North games have Newfane vs. Akron on Friday and Eden vs. JFK on Saturday.

The high school football weekend gets underway on Thursday evening as Holley visits Caledonia-Mumford at 7 p.m. in an 8 man contest.

Holley is 1-1 and Cal-Mum 0-1.

C North: Newfane 2-0, 2-0; Medina 1-0, 2-0; Akron 1-0, 1-1; Roy-Hart/Barker 0-1, 1-1; Cleve Hill 0-0, 0-2; JFK 0-1, 0-2; Eden 0-2, 0-2

B2: Iroquois 2-0, 2-0; Maryvale 1-0, 2-0; Dunkirk 1-1, 1-1; Lake Shore 1-1, 1-1; Lew-Port 0-0, 0-2; Burgard 0-1, 0-2; Albion 0-2, 0-2