Rattlers drop contest

The Adirondack Rattlers lost to the North Eastern Wolverines from New Hampshire,19-12, in semi-pro football action at Linney Field in Mineville Oct. 31.

Joe Tucker had a 20 yard run for a touch down for the Mineville-based Rattlers. Mike Lewis connected with Brandon Hudson for a 10 yard touchdown.

William Ball had a good game on defense for the locals.

The Adirondack Rattlers are members of the New England Football League.

The NEFL is a 36-team league with four divisions. Mineville plays in NEFL II, which is a start-up league for new teams.

It's the league's first New York team. The Rattlers face squads from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Tom Evens, a former Moriah High School player, is the Rattlers owner, general manager and coach. He has has played semi-pro football with the Glens Falls Green Jackets and Vermont Mud Dogs.

The local team features players from Schroon Lake, Crown Point, Ticonderoga, Port Henry, Essex, Elizabethtown and Whitehall.

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