Rams and Lancers await season;Mt. Rainier and Kennedy High Schools are gearing up
By Tim Clinton
Mount Rainier and Kennedy Catholic will both kick off their football seasons with a pair of non-league games before plunging into North Puget Sound League play.
The Rams will be one of the first teams to see action in the state, opening the day before most.
Mount Rainier travels to Federal Way Memorial Stadium to play Decatur in a 7 p.m. contest Thursday, Aug. 31.
Kennedy opens its season two days later, traveling to Husky Stadium to play Seattle Prep at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.
The Lancers play again right away on Thursday, Sept. 7, visiting Juanita for a 7 p.m. game.
Mount Rainier entertains Todd Beamer at 8 p.m. the next day at Highline Memorial.
The Rams will also be at home for their NPSL Class 4A opener Friday, Sept. 15 when Tahoma comes to Highline Memorial.
Kennedy goes to French Field in Kent to face Kentwood at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16.
Mount Rainier goes to Renton Memorial to play Hazen at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 and Kennedy will host Kentridge at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Highline Memorial.
The Rams get an 8 p.m. visit from Kent-Meridian at Highline Memorial on Friday, Sept. 28 as Kennedy travels to French Field again for 7 p.m. action against Kentlake.
The Lancers make yet another French Field appearance Thursday, Oct. 5 when they visit Kent-Meridian at 7 p.m.
Mount Rainier travels to French Field to play Kentwood in a 6 p.m. contest Saturday, Oct. 7.
The Rams come home to Highline Memorial to play Kentridge in a 5 p.m. game Friday, Oct. 13 and Kennedy will be on the same field hosting Tahoma at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.
Kentlake visits Mount Rainier at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 and Kennedy is at Renton Memorial at 7 p.m. the same day playing Hazen.
The Lancers and Rams finish off their regular season against each other Saturday, Oct. 28 with Kennedy hosting the 5 p.m. action.
Playoffs and crossover games will follow for NPSL teams.