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The Memoirist

Unforgettable Memories Of High School Football

And the price a kid pays to play

Four high school football players with gold helmets and black & white padded uniforms with bold white numbers, are walking arm and arm to the center of the football field where referees are standing to start the game with a coin toss. Crowds of cheering parents and schoolmates are in the background sitting on bleachers.
Game Start (image courtesy of Unsplash by Damian Lynch modified by WitzFineArt)

In the defense huddle, we all agreed, offensive third down and eight-yards for a first at the fifty-yard line… blitz the quarterback. Our plan of action was clear: linemen close off the middle; left and right linebackers converge on the quarterback from both sides of the line. The objective is to crush the quarterbacks protected

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