Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

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Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

With game at high school, FLC hopes to build fan base within community
Dre Cortez of Fort Lewis College tries to pump up the crowd during a 2016 game at Ray Dennison Memorial Field on the FLC campus. FLC averaged 1,600 fans per home game last season.

Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

Dre Cortez of Fort Lewis College tries to pump up the crowd during a 2016 game at Ray Dennison Memorial Field on the FLC campus. FLC averaged 1,600 fans per home game last season.

Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

The Fort Lewis College football team has filled the student section at basketball games in recent years, led by players such as Malcolm Wright, far left, and Dre Cortez, center. While they have brought a great atmosphere to basketball games, they hope Durango fans will return the favor for football home games this year.

Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

Isiah Mayberry is a senior linebacker for Fort Lewis College. The 2014 Durango High School graduate will play at his old stadium at 6 p.m. Friday when the Skyhawks host New Mexico Highlands in the season opener.
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