Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 said, “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.”
Every team needs time to develop its identity, to connect with each other and to make its own statement.
Minneota is doing just that!
Thomas Hennen (right) defelecte a pass to Dawson-boy's Joe Anyasike.
Dawson-Boyd 0 7 14 0 — 21
Minneota 13 7 7 21 — 48
It was hailed as "the showdown" between two arch-rivals coming early in the season.
But when the dust cleared, Minneota's offense left the Blackjacks eating dust, 48-21,
Drivers from the Dakotas and Minnesota came to close out the 2017 racing season at Fiesta City Speedway in Montevideo on Wednesday night and when it was over, all track champions had been named.
Scott Marquardt put his arms in the air as soon as he finished his swing.
You could call it a "warm-up of sorts," or a "pre-tournament tune-up", or even a "post-Labor Day" resumption of play.
Running a long cross country race on a very hot, humid day can be a grind.