Bulldogs, Vandals start season with wins


Months of waiting finally came to an end last week with all six varsity football programs in Van Zandt County, including Canton, Edgewood, Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Van and Wills Point, officially opening their 2017 season with non-district play Sept. 1.

County teams finished the first Friday night of the season with a combined 2-4 record overall, headlined by impressive efforts from both Edgewood and Van. Canton, Grand Saline and Wills Point each came painfully close to securing a week one win while an improving Fruitvale program came up short against a talented Longview Trinity program. 

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