The start of the new season

Football vs. Humboldt 8/30/19

The football team tries to block a point after attempt by Humboldt in the opening game of the season.

Written by: Zoey Lien 

The Algona Bulldogs’ football team has been on a winning streak. While the season is still early, the team is led by 18 seniors who have the drive to win. In addition to this leadership, the Bulldogs are coming off of a 9 and 2 2018 record.

On August 30th they hosted a non-Conference game against Humboldt. The final score was 61-27 in favor of the Bulldogs. Some highlights from the game include Wyatt Wegener receiving a total of 151 yards and scoring a total of 30 points. Another highlight is from Cole Lewis with a total of seven tackles against the Wildcats. 

On September 9th AHS played an away non-Conference game against Hampton-Dumont/Cal which ended with a final score of 50-6 in favor of the Bulldogs. Some highlights from this game include Hunter Berry and Trevon Smith with a total of four tackles each. Also Garrett Schmidt added in a total of 12 points and rushing yardage of 88 yards. 

Up next Algona will host a non-Conference game against Emmetsburg on Friday, the 13th, which is Homecoming for the Algona Bulldogs. Emmetsburg is coming into this game with a 1-1record.