Three area football players were selected to compete in the Oregon Shrine East-West football game on Aug. 2.

Three area football players were selected to compete in the Oregon Shrine East-West football game on Aug. 2.

Hidden Valley center/linebacker Eddie Lord, Illinois Valley running back Larry Ragsdale and Cascade Christian lineman Jacob Ayala were elected East players.

Among the players chosen as alternates for the East were Illinois Valley's Steven Paul and Cascade Christian's Ben Heidegger.

The players, ranging from schools in Class 4A through Class 1A, are nominated by their coaches and selected by the East-West coaches

Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at Baker Bulldog Stadium in Baker City and will be televised for the fourth straight year on Fox Sports Northwest.

All proceeds from the game go to Shriners Hospitals for Children.