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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Why We Play - Mike's Story

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"Throughout the years of my boys Tucker (age 12) and Sam's (age 10) participation in tackle football, I have observed them getting knocked down, fumbling the ball, missing tackles, and facing all the physical adversities that are unique to tackle football. 

On the other hand, I have also seen them causing fumbles, scoring touchdowns, and making game-winning sacks. However, what I have observed and cherish the most is how all these moments combined have helped them stay active, develop teamwork and discipline, set and achieve goals, and build positive character traits. Football, like life, will knock you down, but by grabbing the outstretched hand of a teammate, you can get back up and continue with the next play. That's why WE play."   -Mike, Tucker & Sam 

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