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June 4, 2012 at 12:27 PM

5th Annual Skills & Drills on the Hill this weekend

Here is a press release with details on this weekend’s Skills and Drills on the Hill football event at Skyline High School:

The 5th annual Skills and Drills on the Hill event, hosted by the Skyline Spartans, includes a two day passing challenge, kicking/punting contest, linemen challenge, and this year, a Friday Night Lights “Frosh 7 on 7.” An army of Spartan volunteers runs this tournament with precision that is prevalent at Skyline. This year, 29 high schools (list below) will converge on Sammamish. This years event starts on Fri night, June 8th and continues through Sunday, June 10 at Skyline High School, Sammamish WA.

Facilities at Skyline enable the passing tournament to accommodate simultaneous passing contests on multiple fields. Kicking/Punting competition is held on the first day during the lunch break and can welcome dozens of participants. Linemen Challenge held on the second day, culminates in the final determining event during lunch – a tug of war in the main stadium. Frosh 7 on 7 will showcase at least four young teams.

Sponsors for this year’s event include: Prep Sportswear, Swedish Hospital, Sports Authority, Waste Management, PowerAde/Coca Cola, US Army,

Ford Motor Company/Evergreen Ford, Pacer Propane, Big O Tire-Issaquah

Here is a list of the participating teams:

Anacortes

Bellevue

Bothell

Curtis

Davis

Decatur

Eastlake

Eastside Catholic

Eisenhower

Ellensburg

Enumclaw

Ferris

Glacier Peak

Graham-Kapowsin

Issaquah

Kamiak

Kentlake

Kentridge

Kentwood

Lake Washington

Mercer Island

Orcas Island

Peninsula

Redmond

Wenatchee

W.F. West

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