Random Recap: 1989 Game #8, Meridian 24 – Nooksack 21 Comments

1989 Game #8:  Meridian 24, Nooksack 21 In 1989, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers won in Laurel for Week 3 for the first time since the 1978 season, boasting standouts Dave Longoria and Troy Slayton in the backfield, Brandon Newell at quarterback, and future NFL offensive lineman Tom Ackerman at tight end and linebacker.  The Week ...

Random Recap: 1989 Game 4, Meridian 14-Blaine 7

1989 Game #4:  Meridian 14, Blaine 7 (Meeting #1) The Trojans traveled to Blaine for a matchup with the Borderites in Week 4.  Blaine boasted hotshot QB Rob Adams and Rod Dohner in the backfield, making this Blaine team their best in years. The Trojans capitalized on a Blaine turnover to take the lead at ...

Random Recap: 1989 Game 2, Meridian 36-Mt. Baker 14

1989 Game 2:  Meridian 36, Mt. Baker 14 (Meeting #1) The Trojans came out on fire in their 1989 home opener, scoring first on a 1-yard Kirk Palmberg run, then taking the ball away from the Mounties on their first four possessions of the game, including interceptions by Rick Ruzicka and Scott Pfannenstiel.  Palmberg added ...