It gets real tonight for the Vegreville Vortex as they head to Westlock for a tilt with the Thunderbirds to open their Wheatland Football League regular season.
The Vegreville Vortex are ‘playing for keeps’ tonight in the Wheatland Football League.
The Vortex kick off their regular season with a trip to Westlock to battle the Thunderbirds
Defensive Coordinator for the Vortex Eric Diamond believes his team is up for the challenge.
This year’s Vortex roster is up by about 10 players over last year.
Diamond talks about the increase in players.
Vegreville’s home-opener goes next Friday under the lights when St. Paul Lions come to town.
Other games around the league this evening include Vermilion playing host to Bonnyville, St. Paul welcoming Athabasca and Wainwright home to Lloyd.