Group raising funds for creation of high school football team for Belmont athletes

Friends of Belmont Football (FOBF), a charitable organization, is currently raising funds toward its goal of making football a reality for Belmont High School student-athletes.

Any Belmont High School athlete who has played football in younger recreational leagues can't play in high school because Belmont doesn't have a team. Current Belmont 8th graders playing football in Gilford won a championship last year and currently have a record of 5 and 1 so far this year.

These kids have nowhere to play next year unless the school district can establish a co-operative team.

FOBF members are determined to raise funds to help Belmont establish that partnership with another school district and have a combined football team. To help make this happen, Friends of Belmont Football is reaching out to the community for help with fundraising efforts.

The Belmont Village Store is currently offering $.99 egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches through Nov.14. The store is donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of those sandwiches to FOBF.

Additionally, donations can be made online at:, or checks made payable to The Friends of Belmont Football may be mailed to 552 Union Road in Belmont NH, 03220.