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The Rite To Wear The Ring of Champions

The Rite To Wear The Ring of Champions

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At the beginning of the Argos 2010 Spring Season, I asked the question, is youth football a rite of passage for boys involved in the disciplines, rituals and challenges of the sport?  I suspected there was something there to look for as i watched the season unfold for our boys and our families.  Little did [...]

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Argo Brothers: PeeWee’s Frank and Charlie

Argo Brothers: PeeWee’s Frank and Charlie

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Published: May 31, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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The Argo teams have brothers in every league but only in the Pee Wee League are they playing on the same team.  I sat down a few weeks ago with Frank and Charlie to talk about the Argos, football dreams and being brothers.  This is what they had to say.

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Argo Minor2Navy-Vs-INVADERS. Player perspectives

Argo Minor2Navy-Vs-INVADERS. Player perspectives

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INVADERS ARE COMING May 15, 2010 on the Grid Iron of Shea, North of the Crags of Piestewa Peak The Argo Minor 2 Navy set out to take the rival Invaders.  The Argos arrived and began their warm up’s.  First morning games are the best time of day to ease into a long day ahead [...]

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Midway through Practice Season – “We are starting to look like a football team”

Midway through Practice Season – “We are starting to look like a football team”

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At the midway point of the practice Season, Coach Jason shared some thoughts on the boys progress thus far.  With most of the administration tasks behind them, pads and jerseys assigned, its time to concentrate and learn the language of Football. There is nothing like a spring saturday practice.  Birds singing, parents soaking in sun [...]

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Pee Wee Argos – “What Does It Mean To Be A Leader?”

Pee Wee Argos – “What Does It Mean To Be A Leader?”

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Published: March 21, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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I sat down with 7 of our Pee Wee Players recently to check in on their perspective of what it means to be an Argo, how practices are going for them and to learn from a 6 year old what it means to be a leader.  Here it is in their own words.

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Argo Midget Player Zach –  “What It Takes To Be A Team Leader”

Argo Midget Player Zach – “What It Takes To Be A Team Leader”

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Published: February 22, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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At the recent Punt Punt Pass and Kick Family Day, new Argo and Midget League player, Zach stood out from the crowd.  Not because of any monumental feat in getting the ball down the field, but by the intent and focus that he displayed in giving his best effort to the task at hand.  He [...]

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Midget League Coach Evan Kirk – “Give it 100%”

Midget League Coach Evan Kirk – “Give it 100%”

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Published: February 20, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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Since i have known Coach Evan Kirk over the past few seasons, i have often referred to him as the “Argo Whisperer”.  In the heat of the game, or under the intensity of learning in a practice, you can see him sort of gravitate to a player – lean in to talk close, and then [...]

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Team Spirit Photographer “I appreciate the perspective”

Team Spirit Photographer “I appreciate the perspective”

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Published: February 18, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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Interview by: Lucas Farthing It is only fitting i suppose, if i am putting players, parents and coaches in the hot seat for Team Spirit interviews that i would also find myself in the same position.  *NOTE TO SELF*  Next time think twice about agreeing to allow my 13 year old son to interview me! [...]

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Major League Players Chris and Hunter-”…Like Life”

Major League Players Chris and Hunter-”…Like Life”

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Published: February 15, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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In the latest installment of player interviews, i sat down with veteran major league players Chris and Hunter and got their thoughts on Argos football and life. One of the questions i have been asking all of the boys so far is whether or not they feel that football is like a rite of passage. [...]

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Coach Goodnight: “The Coaches are dialed in..”

Coach Goodnight: “The Coaches are dialed in..”

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Published: February 12, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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When you look down the roster of coaches supporting Jason & the Argonauts, all of them are Dad’s with sons that are playing, or have played on the team.  It is a testament to the organization, passion and spirit of the team that keeps the dad’s coming back even when their son graduates from the [...]

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Argo Alumni Stories: Marty Jones 2007 National Champ

Argo Alumni Stories: Marty Jones 2007 National Champ

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Published: February 5, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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When you talk with a current Argo you talk about dreams and visions of what they hope to accomplish and what they are achieving today.  When you sit and talk with an Argo Alumni you are treated to the wisdom and insight of a young man who can look back at what he has accomplished [...]

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Coach Cheek: Big Guy. BIGGER HEART

Coach Cheek: Big Guy. BIGGER HEART

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Published: February 4, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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In keeping with the mythic story of Jason and the Argonauts as the analogy behind the Scottsdale Argos journey through the Spring season towards the National Championship, then Coach Cheek is the gentle giant that you want in your crew that will toe the line when you need it most.  In rough waters, Cheek would [...]

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Coach Andy: The Littlest Argos “They become my guys.”

Coach Andy: The Littlest Argos “They become my guys.”

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Published: February 2, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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Coach Andy has been with coach Jason from day one when the team started as the Mustangs, a flag football team for the city of Scottsdale back in 2002.  Coach Andy and Jason became friends in college at ASU when they played on an inter-mural coed flag football team that went on to win a [...]

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Coach Gramer: INSIDE THE ARGOS “…Its Palpable”

Coach Gramer: INSIDE THE ARGOS “…Its Palpable”

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Published: January 31, 2010 | By Team Spirit

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Youth football coaches 9 times out of 10 i bet,  are born out of some seated passion for football that likely started when they were young.  Most start with their own sons on the team and most drop out or hand off the team to the next dad in line when his boy moves on [...]

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