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|May 22, 2022|
Final Ultimate Games
The Small Titans finished out their season today.
That’s Robert’s final Ultimate games with the ACHS team.
But, we expect more Ulimate in Seattle over the next few years.
They won two and lost one hard fought game against Madhouse.
Robert scored one and played serious defense in the games.
It’s clear that ACHS will be a force to be reckoned with over the coming years as so many of the players have several more years of high school Ultimate in them.
Robert took Sarah to a dirt track race for her birthday.
Sarah agreed that would make a nice present.
We had planned to go back to Hagerstown (where Robert and Will and I went), but they have been hosting — or at least serving as basecamp — for the “Peoples Convoy.”
That was a turn off. So Robert found that Winchester, pretty much the same hour plus from Alexandria, had races on Sarah’s birthday. (You can ask him about the app the next time you see him.)
I think that Sarah will agree: sprint cars are weird.
It turns out this was the first time sprint cars had been back to Winchester in eight years. Clearly, the planets were aligning for the birthday celebration.
And it wasn’t just sprint cars, they had a full evening’s entertainment lined up for the dirt track racing fans.
It was a most unusual birthday celebration (even announced over the PA system).
|May 15, 2022|
The Alexandria Small Titans had a good couple of days in Fredericksburg at the State Championships.
They played 6 games over the two days. It was also over two seasons: Saturday (2 wins, 1 loss) was cool and rainy. Sunday (2 losses 1 win) was hot and humid.
By the end of weekend, they came out with 6th place in the state.
Pretty astounding for such a young team (Robert is the only senior on this year’s team).
|May 07, 2022|
Pretty astounding all things considered that Robert is off to his high school prom.
It a was just a little while ago that he went off to school.
And now his off at the prom (word is that he’s having a good time) and has plans to go to UW in a couple months.
I guess that’s what they mean by time flies…
Of course he has consistently been rockin’ the hat.
And no, the disc did not to with him to prom.
|May 01, 2022|
Rainy day for ulimate
We went out the field early today to watch the Alexandria / Dynamo girls play their game.
It started out OK.
But then the rain started.
And kept for all of the boys first game.
But it started to let up by the time the boys played their second and final game.
And that is Robert’s point scoring smile!
Alexandria went three for three today, winning all their games!
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