Houlton graduate Damon Reynolds will play one more game against High School players next week, Reynolds leaves for Foxcroft Academy on Sunday for a training camp as players prepare for the annual Lobster Bowl.
Reynolds:" I have been looking forward to it. It is kind of nostalgic because i am not going to be playing any more High School football games. It will be nice to play with some of the guys I have been playing with for years."
The Shriners Lobster Bowl brings together the top recent graduates in the State for one final game. The contest is a huge fundraiser for Shriners Hospitals.
Reynolds:" I think the best part is all the proceeds go to Shrine's Hospital and that excites me the most."
The Offensive guard and defensive tackle says he was honored to be chosen to play in the game. He says that after attending a meeting about the game that featured a speaker who had utilized the Shriners Hospital Services It motivated him to kick his fund raising efforts into full gear
Reynolds:" He came into the Shriners Hospital for our meeting and he sparked my interest for it. I told my dad I wanted to raise as much money as possible. I passed my goal."
Reynolds exceeded his goal of 2000 dollar raising 2600 dollars for the Shriners
Reynolds:" It feels good to know I have an area that is backing me up.
This will not be Reynolds last football game he will take his talents to Vermont in the fall.
Reynolds:" I am an Offensive Guard and Defensive Tackle. In college and in the Lobster Bowl I will be playing offensive guard. I will be playing at Castleton University in Vermont. That should be fun."