ANAMOSA - The future of the Raiders’ high school football program was on full display as Anamosa opened their 13th season as members of the 5th-6th grade Northeast Iowa Youth Football League (NEIYFL) hosting a pair of games Sunday, Sept. 9.
The Anamosa Blue team saw Austin Scranton score on a pair of long runs while Simon Roberton also tallied a touchdown in a 38-19 loss hosting the West Delaware Orange team.
The Anamosa White team earned the split on the day coming through with a big 30-8 triumph over West Delaware Black.
Nate Fischer, Miken Wheeler, Adam Brophy and Vince Diers all tallied touchdowns for the hosts.
Each of Anamosa’s two teams will play a five-game NEIYFL schedule with home games slated for Sept. 22 (Blue team at 6 p.m. and White team at 7:30 p.m.) and Oct. 7 (White team at 2 p.m.).
Anamosa’s Blue team plays road games at Midland (Sept. 16, 2 p.m.), Starmont (Sept. 29, 7 p.m.) and Edgewood-Colesburg (Oct. 7, 2 p.m.) while the White team plays road contests against Dyersville (Sept. 16, 2 p.m.) and Midland (Sept. 29, 7 p.m.).
The league’s annual bowl games are once again held in Dyersville, scheduled for Oct. 13.
Anamosa Blue team members are: Landon Hall, Jacob King, Kane Power, Coy Braden, Kael Cress, Austin Scranton, Hudson Scranton, Damien Anders, Andrew Beddingfield, Jake Behrends, Matthew Morris, Simon Robertson, Dane Owen, Ethan Wescott, Harley Smith, Cayden Rushford, Wyatt Titler and David Bonifazi.
Anamosa White team members are: Miken Wheeler, Nate Fischer, Cole Goodrich, Austin Goodrich, Andrew Green, Logan Bell, Vince Diers, Sam Brown, Gavin Weitz, Rydan Gombert, Carson Wild, Connor Capron, Jace Heideman, Noah Smith, Ayden Antonelli, Adam Brophy and Kole Kreger.