After falling in the State semi-finals to Westby Grenora, the Valier Panthers believed their football journey together had finally come to an end. Months after the clock hit triple zeroes, six Panthers will reunite to represent their town on the field during Saturday's six man all-star game.
"We had a great coaching staff in Valier and our boys, we had a good class and we worked hard and you know it pays off; it shows with all the purple out here," said runningback,Trever VandenBos.
The Panthers purple people eaters include...
"Colten Curry.. he's a big target, got a good vertical."
"Trever VandenBos, he's a dynamic runningback."
Koltin Christiaens is one of the better quarterbacks in the north this year."
Dustin Steele, just does things really well.. you can always count on Dustin."
Dylan Monroe, they don't get any tougher than him...
Wacey Running Crane one of the top you know top backs in the six man this year with his shiftiness."
The Panthers have the most players participating in Saturday's all-star game, the contest represents the end of a journey, more than half their lives; growing up together as athletes and men.
"It's actually kind of an emotional deal for me because I've grown up with a couple of em that I've been goin on four 14 years now and now this is kind of the last deal of all of it," said , Dylan Monroe."