WESTON — The Everest Youth Football League will dedicate game day, Sept. 15, to Breast Cancer Awareness and invites the public to attend and help spread the word of hope to those who are battling breast cancer.
Everest Youth Football League, or EYFL holds the annual Stiehm Stadium Day in September and each team plays one game on the field turf of Steffenhagen Field at Stiehm Stadium at D.C. Everest Junior High.
“Fighting breast cancer and offering support to those who are battling this disease is very important to EYFL and we want to make it known,” said Andrew Becker, board president of EYFL.
The day starts at 8 a.m. with a values meeting and warm-ups. Teams (green, gold, black, red, white, blue) will match up in three separate football games. Game 1 will start at 9 a.m., game 2 will start at about 10:15 a.m. and game 3 is expected to start at about 11:30 a.m.
Concessions will be available and there will be halftime entertainment during each game provided by the D.C. Everest Dance Team. Athletes on each team will wear an item of pink as part of their uniform to show universal support for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Founded in 1993, The Everest Youth Football League is a tackle football program for adolescents in grades six and seven, who reside in the D.C. Everest School District. EYFL celebrates sportsmanship and gamesmanship in an effort to develop community focused, champion student athletes.