In Adrian, a town, a team and football dreams

Adrian/Jordan Valley players go through offensive drills last week in Adrian. The Antelopes are now listed No. 2 in state 8-man football ranks by the Oregon School Activities Association. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

ADRIAN – They play on a small-town team with big dreams and for the past six weeks the Adrian/Jordan Valley 8-man football team has torn up opposing grid squads with relative ease.

Now 6-0 and ranked No. 2 in the state by the Oregon School Activities Association, the most surprising thing about the Antelopes is how unsurprised they are with their success.

“It’s a pretty good feeling right now,” said senior running back Wade Bond with a slight shrug.

Wade’s teammate Michael Babcock was equally nonchalant. 

“We pretty much get along well together,” said . . .