Football not the only attraction at Firelands


Ava Mulica, Lainey Scholl, and Sydney Dickerhoff enjoy their part in raising awareness for a good cause during breast cancer awareness month.


Henry Biltz, Ethan Moore, and Aden Johnson get warmed up before kickoff.


Tuba players tune up during pregame festivities.


Firelands band members help in honoring military and first response officers before the game.


Both bands enjoyed summer-like conditions for their halftime performances.


Firelands band members bring the percussion out in full force before the game.


Firelands’ Mike Whitacre takes the ball on the counter against Wellington.


Firelands’ Logan Strader runs up the middle for yards against Wellington.


Firelands receiver Colin Myers can’t come up with a pass thrown behind him on a two-point conversion attempt.


Wellington’s Trevor Porter returns the ball on a kickoff at Firelands.


Wellington students Erin Frenk, Alexis Lehmkuhl, Samantha Sparks, and Liliana Pocock cheer on their team at Firelands.


Wellington’s Summer Hamilton performs at halftime with the band.


Photos by Jonathan Delozier and Russ Gifford | Civitas Media

While the game between Firelands and Wellington was full of big plays on the field, students and fans also commemorated breast cancer awareness month, took part in halftime festivities, and enjoyed a night with temperatures still hovering around 70 degrees after sunset.

Ava Mulica, Lainey Scholl, and Sydney Dickerhoff enjoy their part in raising awareness for a good cause during breast cancer awareness month.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_4947-2-.jpgAva Mulica, Lainey Scholl, and Sydney Dickerhoff enjoy their part in raising awareness for a good cause during breast cancer awareness month.

Henry Biltz, Ethan Moore, and Aden Johnson get warmed up before kickoff.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_4966.jpgHenry Biltz, Ethan Moore, and Aden Johnson get warmed up before kickoff.

Tuba players tune up during pregame festivities.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_4959.jpgTuba players tune up during pregame festivities.

Firelands band members help in honoring military and first response officers before the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_4958.jpgFirelands band members help in honoring military and first response officers before the game.

Both bands enjoyed summer-like conditions for their halftime performances.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_5020.jpgBoth bands enjoyed summer-like conditions for their halftime performances.

Firelands band members bring the percussion out in full force before the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_IMG_4962.jpgFirelands band members bring the percussion out in full force before the game.

Firelands’ Mike Whitacre takes the ball on the counter against Wellington.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-5-b.jpgFirelands’ Mike Whitacre takes the ball on the counter against Wellington.

Firelands’ Logan Strader runs up the middle for yards against Wellington.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-6-b.jpgFirelands’ Logan Strader runs up the middle for yards against Wellington.

Firelands receiver Colin Myers can’t come up with a pass thrown behind him on a two-point conversion attempt.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-4-b.jpgFirelands receiver Colin Myers can’t come up with a pass thrown behind him on a two-point conversion attempt.

Wellington’s Trevor Porter returns the ball on a kickoff at Firelands.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-2-b.jpgWellington’s Trevor Porter returns the ball on a kickoff at Firelands.

Wellington students Erin Frenk, Alexis Lehmkuhl, Samantha Sparks, and Liliana Pocock cheer on their team at Firelands.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-1-.jpgWellington students Erin Frenk, Alexis Lehmkuhl, Samantha Sparks, and Liliana Pocock cheer on their team at Firelands.

Wellington’s Summer Hamilton performs at halftime with the band.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2016/10/web1_WellingtonFootballAtFirelands-16-of-18-b-3-b.jpgWellington’s Summer Hamilton performs at halftime with the band.