On October 23, the NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks ended in a 6-6 tie. Not only did the game end in a tie, but it was also the lowest scoring game in NFL history.
In this game, both kickers had a chance to win the game for their team during the overtime period.
First up was Arizona’s Chandler Catanzaro from 24 yards with 3:26 remaining…The kick was up…No good.
On the next drive, it was Seattle kicker, Stephen Hauschka’s turn to be the hero. However, his kick didn’t find the uprights.
Both kickers had the same result, but the head coaches from each team had two totally different reactions... CLICK PHOTO TO READ MORE
The NYO Alumni Association has been formed to bring together former players, coaches, umpires, referees and team parents of the Northside Youth Organization. This group includes the alums of all sports---baseball, softball, football, basketball, and cheerleading.
Periodic alumni events are a fun way to reconnect with old friends. Over 110 alums participated in the Inaugural Alumni Softball Tournament in May.
Click here to join the NYO Alumni Association: http://nyosports.com/index.php/alumni/alumni
RED DEVILS LOOK TOWARD CONYERS TURKEY BOWL
Years ago NYO football teams won 7 National Pop Warner Championships. Those teams competed using the name “Red Devils” and were lead by legendary coach Bob Blackwell. The Red Devil Creed was drafted in the 1960's by Coach Blackwell. This weekend come watch NYO's 6 post season Red Devils teams as they compete in the Turkey Bowl in Conyers. Red Devils teams will be in action this weekend (Friday-Saturday-Sunday following Thanksgiving) when they compete in the Conyers Turkey Bowl (www.thtbowl.com).
Meet William Fenstermacher. “He’s a beast! He’s Epic! He’s unstoppable!” are the words used by his NYO football peers. “This is my third year coaching William and he is the most dedicated, team player I know. He is consistently encouraging and instructing younger players and he leads everyone by example with his great attitude, toughness and aggressive play,” says Vikings Head Coach Mark Lyons. William was awarded the Joe Hudson football award at half time of the Bigs Peach Bowl. His leadership on the field, his good sportsmanship and talent as a skilled football player earned him this award...[click photo to read more]
The 10-year old Championship game was competitive all night, as both teams played tough until the very end. The Tide set the tone early with a defensive stop of the Tigers on the opening series. This was followed by a near-50 yard TD run by Wade Penn on the Tide's first play of the game. [click photo to read more]
The Vikings defeated the Chargers 25-6 to capture the 2016 BIGS Championship and complete their season with an outstanding 9-2 season! After a tough hard-nosed defensive battle by both teams in the first quarter, the Vikings struck first on a beautiful pass and catch from QB Christopher Fielden to Nate Lyons and completed the extra point for a 7-0 lead early in the 2nd qtr. [click photo to read more]
The 8-year old Championship game was competitive all night, as both teams played tough until the very end. After receiving the opening kick-off, the Spartans scored on their first drive, highlighted by a near-50 yard TD run by tailback Brant Peterson. Then the Eagles answered with a sustained drive and a TD run by Rahj Rowe. The two teams found the end zone again before half, with each scoring on nearly flawless drives, to tie the game at 12-12 at halftime. (click photo to continue)