Irish football update

We ended up 2-8 and lost our first post-season game 12-7. I’m really proud of the boys for their determination on defense, our line for doing what they do, and the backs for giving us the opportunity to score on most plays. Looking forward to next year. I-WHAT?? IRISH!

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Irish Football 9.20.12

We finally had a practice where people hit each other. Kids were going at it with some serious intensity. They were tackling low. They were dive bombing the O-line while on D. FINALLY. We ran through some hitting/tackling drills and then went to full line offense with about 6-7 players on D. Coach Mike was […]

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Irish Football 9.19.12

Game night. Going into this game I was really hoping that people would do what they were told and execute. Block, tackle low, and hit the hole hard. That’s pretty much all we’re asking as coaches. I’m not doing a full recap. We lost 28-0. Twenty. Eight. to. Zero. I’m extremely disappointed in the lack […]

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Irish Football Practice 9.18.2012

Well, it’d been raining pretty hard here for 2 days straight and the rec department said we couldn’t practice on our field. That being said, we were going to have to cancel practice unless we found a place to play. At the last minute, Coach Kelly D found a church that would allow us to […]

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Irish Football – 9.13&15.2012

We had a fan-freaking-tastic practice on Thursday. Our boys showed up and, after a little talk about paying attention combined with up/downs and bear crawls, the intensity level was the highest it’d ever been. I left practice thinking “Wow!”… And then came game day. There was absolutely NO FOCUS. All I ask the O-line to […]

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NRRC Irish Football – 9.11.2012

Irish: 1-1 on the season. How the heck do you motivate 7 and 8 year old kids? We asked our team to be at the field at 5:45 so that we could have some time for warmups. At 5:45 we had less than half our team at the field. The kids were jacked up and […]

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I What?

Irish! First game is in the books. We rocked some heads and ended up winning 32-6. First team D held our opponent to…maybe 10 yards? 1st D caused at least 3 turnovers – one of which was a “strip the qb of the ball and score”. That was the funniest thing I’d seen! As the […]

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