PHOTOS: Nyssa jamboree warms up area players for football season – malheurenterprise.com

A player walks off the field after the jamboree Friday, Aug. 30. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

NYSSA — Varsity teams from Burns, Ontario and Nyssa, along with JV squads from La Grande, Ontario and Nyssa, participated in a football jamboree Friday night. The jamboree, held at Nyssa High School, is a way for area football teams to warm up for the upcoming season.

Varsity teams started at 6 p.m., followed by JV squads. Despite the heat, the crowd still cheered enthusiastically from the stands.


A Bulldog charges toward the end zone. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

An Ontario player sacks his opponent. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

The Nyssa jamboree brought together area football teams Friday, Aug. 30. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

The Ontario coach instructs a player on how to improve his form. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Ontario players keep warm on the sidelines. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Porter Carlton, a Nyssa High sophomore who plays tennis, sold concessions at the jamboree. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

An Ontario coach directs his players on the field. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Area football teams gathered at the jamboree Friday, Aug. 30. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Nyssa players have a modest celebration after a successful play. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

U-Design Embroidery sold Nyssa Bulldogs apparel at the jamboree Friday, Aug. 30. From right: Lisa Ortega, Vicki, Kim Sundquist and Shelby Stratton. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

A player looks for an opening to dash through with the football. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

The family of Teagan Moody, a junior wide receiver on the Nyssa High football team, watches the games. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

An Ontario player sticks to his mark, focusing on defense. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Ontario and Burns teams at the end of a match. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

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