Sunday, May 8, 2016
A Sunday Amerikansk Fotball Scrimmage in Solna
Sunday, 8 May, 2016:
First and foremost . . .
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!!!
Also of great importance, thank you to Bengt Granlund for being such a gracious host to me the last two nights.
Icelandia II, where I live in Upplands Väsby, is a modest apartment attached to a small conference center. Before the team was able to rent this fine flat for me, it had already been rented out for this weekend. Thus, Friday morning I was packed and ready to move out for two nights.
I could not have asked for a better host than Bengt during this minor crisis!
Now, back to American football . . .
Our U15 Team had a scrimmage today
And you know what?
It was a BEAUTIFUL day for American football!!!
We would play at the home of the
Solna Chiefs about 20 minutes
South of Upplands Väsby
This is the path next
to Solna's stadium
About 20 yards to the right of
the above path you find this!
A two lane track
Mano-a-mano races, I LIKE IT!
Warriors warming up
Head Coach Thomas Andersson
organizing the troops
We had had a tremendous week of practice, now we needed to show solid improvement over what we had done last Sunday in our two scrimmages against Arlanda and Sollentuna in order to validate all of the hot, hard work.
Warriors U15 Kicking Off
We really covered our kickoffs well with great hustle!
Warriors Offense TD scoring play
We played with much more
passion on Defense today
Offensive Line stances are improving
Run, Run, Run, Run
While we are indeed a run first team, our passing game was much improved today.
Nice setting for American football
We played really, really well today. All of our hard work this week paid off.
We still have a long way to go, but if we get another week better each week, who knows how good our U15s can become!
After the scrimmage, it was time to return home to Icelandia II and do some laundry.
Home, Sweet Home!