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The grandstand at the home opener for 8-man football in Jewell, Oregon was not quite full Friday night. Not because of the rain. Not due to a lack of support. "There just aren't enough people that live in the area." explains Jewell football coach Peter Popoff. There are only 65 high school level students in this costal-range logging community, only 15 were in uniform for the football game...The covered stands, lights on the football field and plans for a new gymnasium are a signs of the financial support for athletics in Jewell. "I really appreciate that I don't have to do any fund raising here," says Popoff, who is also the school's athletic director. "As long as they are allowed to cut down trees in the area, we'll do alright."
The grandstand at the home opener for 8-man football in Jewell, Oregon was not quite full Friday night. Not because of the rain. Not due to a lack of support. "There just aren't enough people that live in the area." explains Jewell football coach Peter Popoff. There are only 65 high school level students in this costal-range logging community, only 15 were in uniform for the football game...The covered stands, lights on the football field and plans for a new gymnasium are a signs of...
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