Young Yelm football players and cheerleaders took to the field for the first time in 2019 at Yelm Middle School Thursday as practice began for the upcoming season.
The Thurston County Youth Football and Cheer League is going into its 48th year. Games will begin Sept. 7.
Participants are all under the age of 14.
For more information, visit thurston-county-youth-football.website.sportssignup.com or visit Thurston County Youth Football League’s Facebook page.