You can feel it in the air, the start of football season is here. Fans around Griddle Creek are attending fantasy football draft parties or joining leagues online. If you are a fan of football, you do not have to worry about missing out on anything, there is lots of football coverage right here. Sonny and Christy each run a team in the same fantasy football league and are extremely competitive with each other.
Inside tip: The service at the Sunnyside Diner is very slow on fantasy football draft day.
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Where is everybody? This week’s game has been rescheduled due to the start of the football regular season. It appears everybody got the memo except Fluffy. They are not running late Fluffy, they are not coming.
What to do: Celebrate the start of the season. Learn the names of the new players on your team.
Where to do it: In front of the biggest television screen you can find. Griddle Creek does not have a professional football team.
Inside tip: Take your phone off vibrate and check your messages often.
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It’s game day! Grab your favorite snacks, invite some friends over, and cheer for your favorite team. A good host makes sure their guests are comfortable and provided refreshments. However, if the host has a special treat he or she wants to make sure ends up on their plate we suggest they set some aside early. The game is at Caffe’s place this week. He went to the Sunnyside Diner and picked up everybody’s favorite wings. His guests have arrived and the game has started. Caffe makes the rookie mistake of setting out Sonny’s fire grilled buffalo wings before disappearing into the kitchen to mix up some drinks. He returns minutes later to find the wings have been inhaled! He’s kicking himself because he knows better. Caffe throws the challenge flag but it is not upheld. Upon further review, there is no foul on the play, second down!
For those that enjoy exercising in the crisp air Griddle Creek is the place to be. You will feel a world away with the mountains as your backdrop. There are also a lot of community events taking place around town.
What to do: It is a perfect day to head out to Funfetti Field and toss around the football. You do not need to put on helmets, cleats, or shoulder pads to have some fun. Grab your play clothes and head out onto the field.
Where to do it: Funfetti Field is a popular spot for residents of Griddle Creek, especially during this time of year. Start your own game or just watch several of the games already going on. Sonny starts doing jumping jacks to warm up on the 30-yard line. Fluffy starts doing body stretches. Christie looks at them both while giving them the hardest eye roll. It is not a professional game, all of this just to throw the ball around? None of this is going to make them play any better either. They play on the field for fun but those two are dedicated to their full warm up routines like they were professional players in a playoff game. Christie plays quarterback because she has the best arm. Sonny and Fluffy take turns playing wide receiver and cornerback. After several dropped passes, Sonny is determined to catch the next one. The pass is up, a perfect spiral, and it is right on target. Sonny aka butterfingers is determined to make the catch this time. Wait, oh no, it is intercepted!
Insider Tip: If you display any kind of athletic prowess on Funfetti Field, Sonny may ask you to join his flag football team. We suggest you politely decline, he is a sore loser. The grass is green, the air is crisp, and you will have a great time whether you play on his team or against it.