Hoosic Valley Stampede – by Christine Barton


Schaghticoke-The Hoosic Valley Stampede football and cheerleading program is a private not for profit sports program for kids in grades K-6 in the Hoosic Valley community. The program is also a member of the Northeast Youth Football League (NYFL). The NYFL also includes teams from the surrounding areas of Stillwater, Mechanicville Cambridge, Greenwich and Granville. The Hoosic Valley Stampede is sustained solely through fundraising efforts. The financial success of the program is supported heavily through the generosity of local volunteers as well as community and businesses donations. The Stampede program consists of Flag Cheer, Flag Football, Junior and Senior Tackle. While the Stampede program is independent of the Hoosic Valley School District, the sports programs in the area do work closely together.

Read the entire article in the June 5th issue of the Express.