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Harrisburg football season opens with traditional Purple & White scrimmage

  • Freshmen linemen Shaun Dooley (70), Isaac Miller (66) and Ayden Stroud (74), come to the line of scrimmage for the first play of the Purple and White game at Taylor Field Friday evening.

    Freshmen linemen Shaun Dooley (70), Isaac Miller (66) and Ayden Stroud (74), come to the line of scrimmage for the first play of the Purple and White game at Taylor Field Friday evening.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • In the freshman scrimmage, running back Conner Pittman gets good yardage behind his lead blocker Shaun Dooley.

    In the freshman scrimmage, running back Conner Pittman gets good yardage behind his lead blocker Shaun Dooley.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • Frosh running back Keton Hargrove strides into the end zone, past defenders Gunner Wayman, Felix Maynard and Rocko Neal.

    Frosh running back Keton Hargrove strides into the end zone, past defenders Gunner Wayman, Felix Maynard and Rocko Neal.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • In the varsity portion of the Purple and White scrimmage running back Reed Rider evades the arm tackle of a defender.

    In the varsity portion of the Purple and White scrimmage running back Reed Rider evades the arm tackle of a defender.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • Sophomore full back Brendan Hicks powers across the goal line while being tackled by defender Briar Butler.

    Sophomore full back Brendan Hicks powers across the goal line while being tackled by defender Briar Butler.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • Senior running back Ross Rider takes the handoff from QB Jack Ford and proceeds through a hole in the line, compliments of lineman Griffith Dawson and friends.

    Senior running back Ross Rider takes the handoff from QB Jack Ford and proceeds through a hole in the line, compliments of lineman Griffith Dawson and friends.
    Jeff Jones photo

  • Varsity quarterback Jack Ford launches a bomb from the pocket.

    Varsity quarterback Jack Ford launches a bomb from the pocket.
    Jeff Jones photo

 
Harrisburg Register staff report
updated: 8/25/2022 3:31 PM

The 2022 football season opened last Friday with the annual Purple & White scrimmage game, where everybody played and fans got to see the team in action. The team kicks off the season for real at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at East Alton-Wood River.