Better late than never for Edgren football

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Senior Raphael Lykins and the Eagles finally get their season underway Saturday at home to Daegu. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Senior Raphael Lykins and the Eagles finally get their season underway Saturday at home to Daegu. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Better late than never for Edgren football

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: October 05, 2018

Talk to coach Jeremy Sanders about the start of the long-delayed Robert D. Edgren football team’s season and it might be harder to tell who’s more excited, the coach of the players.

“I’m the kid here, not them,” Sanders said of the start of the Eagles’ season, 6 p.m. Saturday at home against Daegu. “I’m waiting for this thing to get going. I’m so happy we’re getting to do something. I’m just as giddy as they are, probably.”

He has good reason. The Eagles’ season begins Saturday after a delay of more than a month, when it was unclear whether Edgren would field a team or not.

Back in August, on the 10th day of practice, the Eagles had just 10 bodies on the field, two injured on the sideline and all the talk was that there might not be a team.

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