Photos from the football field


Wide receiver Cam Jackson takes a breather. His knee was injured mid-game and Jackson said he’ll likely be out the next one or two Fridays.


Senior Joe Masters provides protection for QB Nick DeJesus.


Todd Hastings is wrapped up after a big gain as Kenston defenders pile on.


Coach Bill Fishleigh stays cool on the sideline as Amherst trails 6-3 for three full quarters.


It’s a fresh start as the Comets take the field.


Austin Salinas drags down Kenston receiver Christian Cassaro.


Pinned in is Mark Harris as he looks for a route.


Branson Stanley makes a catch as Brycen Nold closes in.


The Comets defense holds James Thigpen for a short gain.


A long pass to Max Seewald is broken up by Johnny Matakovich and Brycen Nold of the Comets.


Photos by Jason Hawk and Randy Meyers | Amherst News-Times

The crowd was huge Friday for the start of the Comets varsity football season. Fans were watching for tell-tale signs as to which Amherst players will emerge this year as stars. Here are photo highlights from the game that may give some hints.

Wide receiver Cam Jackson takes a breather. His knee was injured mid-game and Jackson said he’ll likely be out the next one or two Fridays.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7868.jpgWide receiver Cam Jackson takes a breather. His knee was injured mid-game and Jackson said he’ll likely be out the next one or two Fridays.

Senior Joe Masters provides protection for QB Nick DeJesus.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7880.jpgSenior Joe Masters provides protection for QB Nick DeJesus.

Todd Hastings is wrapped up after a big gain as Kenston defenders pile on.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7882.jpgTodd Hastings is wrapped up after a big gain as Kenston defenders pile on.

Coach Bill Fishleigh stays cool on the sideline as Amherst trails 6-3 for three full quarters.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7886.jpgCoach Bill Fishleigh stays cool on the sideline as Amherst trails 6-3 for three full quarters.

It’s a fresh start as the Comets take the field.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_6970cc.jpgIt’s a fresh start as the Comets take the field.

Austin Salinas drags down Kenston receiver Christian Cassaro.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7046cc.jpgAustin Salinas drags down Kenston receiver Christian Cassaro.

Pinned in is Mark Harris as he looks for a route.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7192cc.jpgPinned in is Mark Harris as he looks for a route.

Branson Stanley makes a catch as Brycen Nold closes in.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7201cc.jpgBranson Stanley makes a catch as Brycen Nold closes in.

The Comets defense holds James Thigpen for a short gain.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7220cc.jpgThe Comets defense holds James Thigpen for a short gain.

A long pass to Max Seewald is broken up by Johnny Matakovich and Brycen Nold of the Comets.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/08/web1_IMG_7237cc.jpgA long pass to Max Seewald is broken up by Johnny Matakovich and Brycen Nold of the Comets.

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