Vernon digs out field in time for game

Community pitches in to clear Greater Vernon Athletics Park prior to 2 p.m. kickoff

UPDATE: Thanks to all who came out, armed with shovels, strength and determination, the game will go on.

Fulton Maroons parents, players and supporters worked for several hours to clear the snow-covered Greater Vernon Athletics Park at Okanagan College Friday morning prior to the 2 p.m. game.

“Great job everyone,” said Maroons mom Marcy Kennedy. “See you soon.”

Check back at vernonmorningstar.com for more on the game, including a half-time show featuring some local dancers!

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Vernon is trying to dig out of a snow storm for game time.

The Fulton Maroons football team have a play off game up at the Greater Vernon Athletics Park at Okanagan College today at 2 p.m.

But the field is covered in snow. Therefore all able bodies are being called to come lend a hand and dig out the field in time for the game.

Bring you plastic shovels and help the kids out.

The provincial senior AA varsity football first-round playoff game is against the Samuel Roberts Tech Titans of Maple Ridge.

See all star story Doyle, Hladik take MVP props

 

Marcy Kennedy is urging Vernon youth and parents to come lend a hand to help shovel out the Greater Vernon Athletics Park to ensure the Fulton Maroons game at 2 p.m. can still take place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

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