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Cheyenne East High VS. Scottsbluff Wildcats

20 September 2011

The East High Thunderbirds won a nail-biter game
against the highly-capable Scottsbluff Wildcats, 33-15.

Kick-off, early in the game. Eli is #42
Cheyenne East High
JV kicking off
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Another kick-off. Eli's # 42
Kick off after a score:
Cheyenne East JV
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Running toward the receiver
Moving downfield
on the kick-off
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JV has alot of skin in the game.
Another kick-off
after a touchdown
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You might wonder how it could be called a nail-biter when
the score ended so lop-sided? At Halftime, the score was tied,
and sometimes I can't help but think that we were a bit lucky.
I'm just a dad, though. I'm not a skilled athletics expert.

#16 was Scottsbluff's best runner.
Cheyenne East stopping
the kickoff return
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Unity. These guys are connected.
East High huddle:
As One
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This play was stopped at the line of scrimmage.
East stopping
the drive
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East gained a few yards on this play
East running the ball
for a modest gain
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I do know this: it sure got cold as the clouds covered the sun!
By the time Eli piled into the car (he offered to ride home with me!),
I was shivering uncontrollably, in my light pile sweater & t-shirt!

Kicking off again. Eli is #42
Cheyenne East High
JV kicks off again
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Getting downfield, becoming Defense.
Junior Varsity making
their mark in Nebraska
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Defending the goal
Cheyenne East JV
defending the goal
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Eli is # 42
Cheyenne East during
another kick-off
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I had not actually been in Scottsbluff since I first wandered through here
back in 1988, on the day I arrived to reside in Wyoming, January 26th.

And believe me, it was cold on that day as well!

Eagle flying over the playing field
Eagle flying
over Scottsbluff
20 Sept 2011
Heralding cool weather...
Cold clouds over
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
20 Sept 2011