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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Jamboree complete, Colfax loads bus for Wahkiakum


August 30, 2018

--Tom Mohr photo

Colfax head coach Mike Morgan addresses the Bulldogs before the Ritzville jamboree Aug. 24. The team's first game is at Wahkiakum Saturday at 1 p.m.

After 40 snaps at the six-team Ritzville jamboree last Friday, Aug. 24, the Colfax High School football team will board a bus at 6 a.m. Thursday, today, for a trip to Wahkiakum, in southwest Washington. In the first year of a home-and-home, four team east-west exchange, Colfax will play the Mules on Saturday at 1 p.m., after Liberty and Napavine play at 10 a.m.

Arriving Thursday afternoon, each team will hold a practice, followed by a barbecue with the four teams and coaches.

"It's gonna be a great cultural exchange," said Colfax head coach Mike Morgan.

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