By Sam Conner
The Winslow Bulldogs will open their 2013 football season against the Holbrook Roadrunners at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, at Emil Nasser Stadium. Winslow’s 10-game schedule is evenly split with five home games and five on the road. The Winslow and Holbrook junior varsity teams are slated to play at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, in Holbrook.
Winslow’s second game will be a test against the always tough Blue Ridge Yellowjackets on Friday, Sept. 6, at Emil Nasser Stadium. All of Winslow’s varsity contests are slated for 7 p.m. kickoffs. The Winslow and Blue Ridge junior varsity teams are slated to play in Winslow as well at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5.
The Bulldogs will go on the road for their third game when they meet the Round Valley Elks at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, in Eagar. The Winslow and Round Valley junior varsity teams will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12, in Winslow.
Another tough road trip for their fourth game will see the Bulldogs journeying to Snowflake to meet the always formidable Lobos on their home field for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Sept. 20. Winslow will host a junior varsity game with Snowflake at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19.
The fifth game of the season will be played at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, at Estrella Foothills High School in the Phoenix area. The Winslow junior varsity team will play the Flagstaff High School junior varsity at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26.
The Bulldogs return home for the first of five sectional games against the Window Rock Scouts at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The Winslow and Window Rock junior varsity teams will play at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Window Rock.
The Bulldogs will play the Monument Valley Mustangs at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, at Kayenta. The Winslow junior varsity team will host Monument Valley at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Winslow will host the Ganado Hornets in a sectional game at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18. The Winslow junior varsity will play Ganado at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Ganado.
The final home game of the regular season will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, against the Chinle Wildcats. The Winslow and Chinle junior varsity teams will play at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Chinle. That will be the last game of the season for the Bulldog junior varsity.
The final game of the regular season will be played at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, against the Page Sand Devils in Page.
Any post-season play will depend on the results of regular season games.
By Sam Conner