It will the last go-round for several Friday night heroes.

It’s the Green Country All-Star football game, pitting recently graduated high school players from the area in a final fling before the home folks.

And, it’s all for charity.

The football game kicks off a the Green Country All-Star Weekend in Oologah.

Game time is 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Soccer, softball and basketball are on tap for Saturday, and baseball winds up the festival on Monday.

The football stars will be divided into Blue and Gold teams. For some players, it will be their final football game. For others, it will mark the transition from the high school game to the college game.

Kord Hawkins of Claremore will be in the lineup for the Blue team. He was the Defensive Player of the Year on the Claremore Progress All-Area team last fall.

As a fierce linebacker, Hawkins had a stellar senior season after missing most of his junior season with a injuries. He racked up 93 solo tackles as a senior. The next two Claremore tacklers combined for 74 tackles.

Hawkins, 5-9 and 185, recorded 19 tackles in one game.

The other two outstanding players on the All-Area team, Offensive Player of the Year Tanner Antle of Foyil and Most Valuable Player Tyler Harold of Oologah, will not play.

Antle graduated in the middle of the school year and enrolled at the University of Tulsa. Harold was selected to play in the Green Country All-Star baseball game.

Proceeds from the football game benefit the Will Rogers Lions Club.

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