7th Grade Blaze Football Regular Season Summary

Our team had some ups and downs this year, when they were focused they were unstoppable and unfortunately injuries stacked up against us in the second half of the year. The team finished strong in the regular season against Farmington.

Joey had a better year this year and we’d like to see him continue to get more aggressive 🙂 He had chances at a few interceptions this year, a couple through his hands (like the one pictured below and one off of his chest into the hands of a teammate) and we keep encouraging him to get to the ball.

We shall see what the playoffs bring…

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The US Bank Stadium game was a highlight of an experience for the boys where they lost to Eagan (explaining the sour faces below).

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I look forward to watching the boys grow more next year!! Here are some of my favorite moments of the team this year…

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7th Grade Blaze Football vs Eastview at US Bank Stadium

The boys had a wonderful experience at US Bank Stadium playing against Eastview last night. While they did not win (you can see it in their faces in the team picture below), they really enjoyed playing on the same surface as the Vikes!

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Joey set for the play (#50)
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Big Joe’s first time in the stadium and on the field 🙂
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Interception!
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An intimidating force
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Breaking free
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Nathan on the run
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Blaze 7th Grade Football

I shot my first game of the year this year vs Lakeville South. The team fought very hard and ended up losing a very exciting game. We are all very proud of them for their effort.

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Walking in with locked arms

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Joey pushing through
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Big time interception
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Breaking free for a 60 yard TD
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The defense locked them down after the first quarter
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Big catch
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Big run to setup a TD
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Big catch with a heck of a reach
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Great catch
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Labor Day weekend – 2018

We had a nice family weekend at the cabin. Stan and Nix were there with as well 🙂 We had the annual lake progressive party which had lots of fund games for kids and adults.

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Buds
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Surprise visit by Rick and Lisa
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Fishing and relax time – Joey beat Grandma in the final count of fish caught 🙂
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The dogs had a blast!
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Water balloon fun and other games
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