Start to a good season

The fifth-grade Demons take to the field Saturday at Miller Middle School in the kick-off game to this year’s Southwest Youth Football League season. Taking the field with their teammates watching are, from left, Jake Swift, son of Laura and Barry Swift; Cassidy Maloney, son of Stacy and Terry Maloney; Nate Messier, son of Jennifer and Jake Messier; and Willam Knight, son of Renee and Preston Knight. The Demons overpowered the Aztec Tigers with a 24-0 victory. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

The fifth-grade Demons take to the field Saturday at Miller Middle School in the kick-off game to this year’s Southwest Youth Football League season. Taking the field with their teammates watching are, from left, Jake Swift, son of Laura and Barry Swift; Cassidy Maloney, son of Stacy and Terry Maloney; Nate Messier, son of Jennifer and Jake Messier; and Willam Knight, son of Renee and Preston Knight. The Demons overpowered the Aztec Tigers with a 24-0 victory.