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8-year-old scores first touchdown, earns a $500 fine and coach's suspension (VIDEO)

How do you tell an eight-year-old not to score a touchdown after you've been coaching him to take it to the house every chance you get all season?Well, unfortunately for Brooke Burdett, head coach of the Lawrenceville (Ga.) Black Knights, one little player's touchdown will cost him $500 and a week-long suspension. The play in question occurred with the Black Knights leading...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercy rule dispute erupts over football league for 8-year-olds

There is a dispute over sportsmanship in a football league in Georgia . . . in a league including 8-year-olds. The problem in the Gwinnett Football League, according to CBS46, arose when Elijah Burrell intercepted a pass and scored a touchdown last Saturday. The issue: The Lawrenceville Black Knights were leading Collins Hill, 32-0, and that touchdown upped the difference to 38-0...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Little League Coach Fined and Suspended for 8-Year Old's TD

((ht: is an interception return for a touchdown in the 4th quarter of a game costly?When it happens in a little league game where there is a mercy rule and the TD return exceeded it.That's what happened over the weekend in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The Lawrenceville Black Knights were beating Collins Hill 32-0, when 8-year old Elijah Burrell intercepted a pass and...
Via Online Sports Guys
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pee Wee Team Fined $500 and Coach Suspended After Pick-6 Breaks Mercy Rule

There is absurd. There is crazy, and than there is freaking nuts. This story about a pee wee team--the Lawrenceville Black Knights in Georgia--being fined $500 for accidentally running up the score is all of the above.via WGCL-TVRead more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Army Unveils Awesome All-Camo Uniform For Game vs. Kent State

Army unveiled this awesome all-camo uniform, complete with camo cleats, for their game against Kent State this weekend. Really a slick look for the Black Knights. [@PhilHecken] The post Army Unveils Awesome All-Camo Uniform For Game vs. Kent State appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Army Football Tweets Jersey With Camouflage Numbers, “Duty, Honor, Country” On Nameplate

Army football is no stranger to awesome new uniforms, and it ramping things up to another level with the newest look that was tweeted out tonight. The Black Knights have a new black jersey with desert-colored camouflage numbers, and “Duty, Honor, Country” on the nameplates.  Duty. Honor. Country. #swagoftheweek #goARMY #nike — Army Football (@Army_Football...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Students – UConn Football Is Heading To Yankee Stadium

From UConn: On Saturday, November 8th, UConn Football and thousands of Husky fans will make their way to the Bronx as we take on the Army Black Knights.  This is a can’t-miss opportunity for students to see the team play in one of the most iconic venues in the country! Want tickets to the game?  Two options are available for UConn students. 1)      UConn vs. Army (Game Ticket...
Via Sox and Dawgs
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-year offensive line starter leaves Army

Here’s a pretty good representation of the height/weight limitations the service academies have for their players: Army senior offensive lineman Ryan Powis has left the team, according to the Times Herald-Record’s Sal Interdonato. Powis stands at 6-foot, 248 pounds and started at center for Army the last three years.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Army women's hoops team in bus accident

Army coach Dave Magarity knows his team was lucky. None of the Black Knights were seriously hurt when their bus was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on the way back to their hotel before a game against Lehigh on Wednesday afternoon. ''We were really fortunate,'' Magarity told The Associated Press in a phone conversation Wednesday night. ''I think I got the...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Monken, Black Knights eager to start new era

When Jeff Monken arrived for his interview during Army's coaching search, he brought with him impressive credentials, an offensive mindset, and a driven determination. He also knew exactly what to say and when to say it. ''What you will find with Jeff is that there aren't a whole lot of details that he doesn't already know the answer to,'' Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires head coach Rich Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan said in a statement released by the school that Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. "Rich Ellerson has represented West Point and...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army fires Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

Army has fired coach Rich Ellerson after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan says Ellerson was notified that he would not be retained Sunday night, about 24 hours after the Black Knights (3-9) finished the season with a 34-7 loss to Navy. Ellerson went 20-41 at the U.S. Military Academy and couldn't snap the Black Knights...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Army cadet gives priceless facial expression in loss to Navy

Saturday's annual clash between Army and Navy can be summed up with this facial expression worn by an Army cadet at the game.The Black Knights lost 34-7 to the Midshipmen, marking the 12th year in a row they have wound up on the losing side of the scoreboard against their arch rival.As you can see, this cadet is still soaking it all in.Via Bleacher Report
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army and Navy will wear specialty uniforms for Saturday's game

Whenever the debate about college football’s best rivalry comes up, fans are always quick to point out matchups like Ohio State-Michigan, Auburn-Alabama, South Carolina-Clemson and games like that. However, in terms of sheer honor, tradition and history, nothing beats Army-Navy. Of course for all that honor and tradition, there are certain things that have changed through...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Army’s Nike Uniforms for Saturday’s Navy Game Look Incredible

This Saturday, Army and Navy will take the field for their 113th annual Army-Navy game and it looks like Army will have the better uniforms. Pictures of the uniforms were released today and a press release detailed the inspiration behind the new kits. For the second straight season, Army will be wearing uniforms specially designed by Nike Football when it takes the field against...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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