Six days before the kickoff of the 2017 high school football season, alumni from Aurora and Cassville faced off at Kelly Field for an Alumni Game to benefit the Aurora Booster Club and Zeros 4 Heroes.

In partnership with Alumni Football USA, past players from the two schools suited up for a game that ended with Aurora on the winning side by a score of 12-10.

The Houn' Dawg alumni put up two touchdowns, one each scored by Billy Meredith and Manuel Rios.

The rest of the Aurora team included Jesse Galloway, William Blankenship, Stephen McKay, David Timmons, Kurt Hadlow, Dustin Hall, Kevin Hartwigsen, Brendon Smith, Zach Keckler, John Mitchell, James Johnson, Michael Helms, Chris Rackley, Brad Marlar, James Kendall, Eric Ackerman, Travis Williams, Cody Ackerman and Todd Neil.