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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11610 on: November 14, 2017, 09:17:43 am »
Hawks take down Lagrange 27-17 but that score is much closer than it really was. It was 27-3 with <5 minutes left when LC drove down and scored on our backups then got the onside kick and scored on a long pass the first play after. Still don't know why they didn't go for two after those TD's since it could have made it a one score game if they had made them? Weird.
We may have lost QB Chip Taylor for the playoffs with an injury the first possession of the game. Preston Samoden did a solid job in his place so we could still be in good shape.

Going on the assumption that we are headed to Berry next week and anxiously waiting until 4:30 tomorrow to find out for sure.

Go Hawks!

Hate to hear the news on Taylor, what was the nature of his injury?  Sounds serious if you think he shouldn't be available Saturday.
I had originally included the injury Saturday but decided to remove it. I didn't want it to be general knowledge just in case but I'm sure some people saw it before I took it out. During/after the game on Saturday I would never think he would be available this week but he did an interview with a local TV station Sunday at the selection show viewing and said that he would be ready Saturday. I've posted several times during the season the toughness he has displayed so I wouldn't put it past him. We'll just have to wait and see, I guess.
Glad to hear he's got a good chance to bounce back for Saturday.  Competitors never want to be on the sidelines.

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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11611 on: November 14, 2017, 01:27:57 pm »
Thanks, Hasa. We're hoping everyone can healthy enough to be ready to go on Saturday.
Me, too.  Hoping you make the trip to Guilford next September also.
A long time between now and then but right now that is one we want to make next year.

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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11612 on: November 18, 2017, 07:44:40 pm »
Congrats to Berry on the win today. We'll be pulling you guys the rest of the way.
Disappointing ending for a team that came so far this season. Giving up the kick-off return in the second and the long pass play in the third was the difference. We just couldn't quite make the plays to get the comeback at the end. I do feel like that just under 3 minutes left in the game was a hell of a time to call the first/only offensive holding call of the day. I'll have to re-watch and see if it was so obvious to make a call after letting them play the whole game.

Go Hawks! On to the weight room to get ready for the next go around.

Edit: Just found the play. Yep, BS.
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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11613 on: November 20, 2017, 08:17:14 am »
Congrats to Berry on the win today. We'll be pulling you guys the rest of the way.
Disappointing ending for a team that came so far this season. Giving up the kick-off return in the second and the long pass play in the third was the difference. We just couldn't quite make the plays to get the comeback at the end. I do feel like that just under 3 minutes left in the game was a hell of a time to call the first/only offensive holding call of the day. I'll have to re-watch and see if it was so obvious to make a call after letting them play the whole game.

Go Hawks! On to the weight room to get ready for the next go around.

Edit: Just found the play. Yep, BS.

The officiating was ... odd...

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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11614 on: November 20, 2017, 09:40:13 am »
Congrats to Berry on the win today. We'll be pulling you guys the rest of the way.
Disappointing ending for a team that came so far this season. Giving up the kick-off return in the second and the long pass play in the third was the difference. We just couldn't quite make the plays to get the comeback at the end. I do feel like that just under 3 minutes left in the game was a hell of a time to call the first/only offensive holding call of the day. I'll have to re-watch and see if it was so obvious to make a call after letting them play the whole game.

Go Hawks! On to the weight room to get ready for the next go around.

Edit: Just found the play. Yep, BS.

The officiating was ... odd...
I actually thought it was a pretty well officiated game. As I said, they did let the kids play and stayed out of the way for the most part. Just don't change the rules at the end, you know? I don't know if we would have even scored there but it sure would have been a lot more fun to see how things would have played out with 2nd and one from the six instead of 1st and 20 from the 25.
Hope your guys can go up there and give those guys a game, maybe even shock some people. You've got the talent to do it. You just have to do it. Good luck.

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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11615 on: November 20, 2017, 10:24:03 am »
Congrats to Berry on the win today. We'll be pulling you guys the rest of the way.
Disappointing ending for a team that came so far this season. Giving up the kick-off return in the second and the long pass play in the third was the difference. We just couldn't quite make the plays to get the comeback at the end. I do feel like that just under 3 minutes left in the game was a hell of a time to call the first/only offensive holding call of the day. I'll have to re-watch and see if it was so obvious to make a call after letting them play the whole game.

Go Hawks! On to the weight room to get ready for the next go around.

Edit: Just found the play. Yep, BS.

The officiating was ... odd...
I actually thought it was a pretty well officiated game. As I said, they did let the kids play and stayed out of the way for the most part. Just don't change the rules at the end, you know? I don't know if we would have even scored there but it sure would have been a lot more fun to see how things would have played out with 2nd and one from the six instead of 1st and 20 from the 25.
Hope your guys can go up there and give those guys a game, maybe even shock some people. You've got the talent to do it. You just have to do it. Good luck.

Thanks.  Y'all had a great season (see my post in the SAA thread).  It will be a giant challenge, but you never know.

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Re: FB: USA South Athletic Conference
« Reply #11616 on: November 20, 2017, 11:26:53 am »
Congrats to Berry on the win today. We'll be pulling you guys the rest of the way.
Disappointing ending for a team that came so far this season. Giving up the kick-off return in the second and the long pass play in the third was the difference. We just couldn't quite make the plays to get the comeback at the end. I do feel like that just under 3 minutes left in the game was a hell of a time to call the first/only offensive holding call of the day. I'll have to re-watch and see if it was so obvious to make a call after letting them play the whole game.

Go Hawks! On to the weight room to get ready for the next go around.

Edit: Just found the play. Yep, BS.

The officiating was ... odd...

I felt the same way.  odd, but consistently odd, I guess.... The one that confused me the most was the punt return that had the two penalties, I saw the second one, but missed the first one.  I saw a replay from the sideline and the first one looked incidental, like the defender turned into the Berry player who was following the play.  But the holding calls were strange, very few were called all day.  I think most were called on WRs.  There were several obvious ones on both o-lines that should have been called.  But I've seen much worse crews too.

I knew the Hawks were not going to roll over.  they played tough all game.  I think the injury in the last game was really the tipping point in the game.  At times the younger QB just didn't have a feel for his open receivers.  I was impressed with the visiting crowd, they travelled well.  Hope to meet again next season.
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