A huge crowd turned out Friday for the Annual Veterans Bowl between the Fieldcrest Knights and the Eureka Hornets at Veterans Park in Minonk. The Knights delivered a thrilling 21-17 victory and remained the number one ranked team in the State 2A football division. This is the first year that Fieldcrest has been ranked number one in the state and area fans are eagerly awaiting the state playoffs.
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Before the start of the game, area veterans were honored as shown above as they walk on the field.
The crowd awaits a parachute jumper to land on the field before the start of the game.
And here comes the jumper landing in the middle of the field.
Fieldcrest cheerleaders lead a cheer after a Knight touchdown.
The Knights in their blue uniforms line up against Eureka.
Greg Haugens: Attended game quite enjoyable BUT must congratulate the school and ALL those involved in the Veteran activities, very well planned and presented Folks should be most proud of the honoring our veterans.
Cheryl Gulo: Awesome! Very excited for my hometown!