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Elliot http://jonmower.com/taxonomy/term/82/all en Battle of the Books 2012 in the Newspaper http://jonmower.com/battle-books-2012-newspaper <p>From today’s Midland Daily News:</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-2012-in-the-Paper_121C7/20120311-203030-001.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120311-203030-001" border="0" alt="20120311-203030-001" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-2012-in-the-Paper_121C7/20120311-203030-001_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="1244" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/battle-books-2012-newspaper#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2882 Books Elliot Our Family Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:41:31 +0000 Jonathan 2882 at http://jonmower.com Championship Battle 2012 http://jonmower.com/championship-battle-2012 <p>This afternoon Boomslang participated in the championship battle for the 2011-2012 Battle of the Books.&#160; They faced “The Cryptid Chickens” from Blessed Sacrament.&#160; Each team was asked 15 questions during the battle.&#160; The Chickens answered all 15 of theirs correctly and 3 out of the 4 that Boomslang missed.&#160; The Chickens were pretty much unbeatable.&#160; I’m sure the kids from Boomslang were a little disappointed about the outcome, but mostly they just seemed to be glad to have permission to read non-Battle-books again.&#160; Congratulations to the Chickens and to Boomslang and Coach Herman for a fantastic performance in this year’s Battle!</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Championship-Battle-2012_13831/20120308-164224.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120308-164224" border="0" alt="20120308-164224" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Championship-Battle-2012_13831/20120308-164224_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="482" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Championship-Battle-2012_13831/20120308-231153.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120308-231153" border="0" alt="20120308-231153" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Championship-Battle-2012_13831/20120308-231153_thumb.jpg" width="430" height="644" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/championship-battle-2012#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2881 Books Elliot Our Family Fri, 09 Mar 2012 03:22:43 +0000 Jonathan 2881 at http://jonmower.com Battle of the Books Oral Day 2012 http://jonmower.com/battle-books-oral-day-2012 <p>Saturday afternoon Elliot and his pals participated in the oral round of <a href="http://www.midland-mi.org/gracedowlibrary/Battle/battle.html" target="_blank">Battle of the Books</a>.&#160; The fact that they had made it to the oral round meant that they were already in the top 16 out of the ~ 64 teams that participated this year.&#160; Eight teams had already competed in the morning round to determine the first team that will participate in the championship round (The Cryptid Chickens from Blessed Sacrament).&#160; Elliot’s team (Boomslang) was competing against seven other teams (5 from Woodcrest, 1 from Plymouth, and 1 from Freeland) for the second spot in the championship (to be held on Thursday at 4:30 PM in the auditorium of the Grace A. Dow Library).&#160; Boomslang made it to the oral round last year and came up just short of making the championship (<a href="http://jonmower.com/battle-books-2011" target="_blank">here is a link to a photo</a>).</p> <p>Out of the ~ 45 questions they received on Saturday they only missed two, so we knew they had done very well.&#160; However, they had lost one of the battles, and the way points are assigned makes it hard to predict your performance (since you don’t know how well the other teams did).&#160; When the emcee announced that Boomslang would be moving on to the championship battle, we were surprised and thrilled!&#160; It wasn't even very close this time since there was a large cushion of points between Boomslang and the second place team.&#160; Congratulations to the team and coach Marcelle for all of the hard work they’ve put in over the last several months!</p> <p>Here are some photos of Boomslang:</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-163715.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-163715" border="0" alt="20120303-163715" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-163715_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-163724.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-163724" border="0" alt="20120303-163724" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-163724_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164002.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164002" border="0" alt="20120303-164002" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164002_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164008.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164008" border="0" alt="20120303-164008" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164008_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164025.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164025" border="0" alt="20120303-164025" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164025_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="432" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164106.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164106" border="0" alt="20120303-164106" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164106_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164227.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164227" border="0" alt="20120303-164227" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164227_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164256.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-164256" border="0" alt="20120303-164256" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-Oral-Day-2012_E2C2/20120303-164256_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/battle-books-oral-day-2012#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2879 Elliot Our Family Sun, 04 Mar 2012 21:25:34 +0000 Jonathan 2879 at http://jonmower.com Paddleton 2012 http://jonmower.com/paddleton-2012 <p>Saturday morning Elliot participated in Midland Public Schools’ <a href="http://www.carterpaddleton.com/rules.html" target="_blank">paddleton</a> tournament along with ~ 60 (?) other 5th grade boys.&#160; <a href="http://www.carterpaddleton.com/rules.html" target="_blank">Paddleton</a> is like badminton except you use a wooden paddle instead of a stringed racquet.&#160; A bunch of his friends from Carpenter Street school participated too, and they all did well…representing four out of the top six and three out of the top four (including the champion and runner-up).&#160;&#160;&#160; Elliot defeated his friend (and basketball teammate) Kyle to win the tournament.</p> <p>Here is some video from several of his matches leading up to the championship (and some video of his pals playing too):</p> <p> <iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/37875336?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p>Here is video of the championship match:</p> <p> <iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/37880864?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p>Here are some photos (the last one is Elliot and Finn posing with their gym teacher Mr. Welter):</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-101418.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-101418" border="0" alt="20120303-101418" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-101418_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="432" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-103523.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-103523" border="0" alt="20120303-103523" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-103523_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="431" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-103628.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-103628" border="0" alt="20120303-103628" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-103628_thumb.jpg" width="431" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122708.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-122708" border="0" alt="20120303-122708" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122708_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="431" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122758.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-122758" border="0" alt="20120303-122758" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122758_thumb.jpg" width="431" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122806.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-122806" border="0" alt="20120303-122806" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122806_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="432" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122813.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-122813" border="0" alt="20120303-122813" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122813_thumb.jpg" width="430" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122951.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20120303-122951" border="0" alt="20120303-122951" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Paddleton-2012_D82E/20120303-122951_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="431" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/paddleton-2012#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2878 Elliot Our Family Sports Sun, 04 Mar 2012 20:39:58 +0000 Jonathan 2878 at http://jonmower.com Football Photos 2011 http://jonmower.com/football-photos-2011 <p>Here are Elliot’s and Finn’s football photos from 2011.&#160; My previous collection of mine is here: <a href="http://jonmower.com/peewee-football-photos" target="_blank">link</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/20110924-124343.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20110924-124343" border="0" alt="20110924-124343" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/20110924-124343_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="431" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/EJM-football-2011.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="EJM-football-2011" border="0" alt="EJM-football-2011" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/EJM-football-2011_thumb.jpg" width="418" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/Knights.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="Knights" border="0" alt="Knights" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Football-Photos-2011_DEEA/Knights_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="355" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/football-photos-2011#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2834 Elliot Finn Our Family Sports Sat, 29 Oct 2011 19:51:48 +0000 Jonathan 2834 at http://jonmower.com Youth Football 2011 Week 5 http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2011-week-5 <p>For the second game in a row, the Knights faced a team with whom they were evenly matched.&#160; Unfortunately, it didn't work out as well as the first time.&#160; After giving up several turnovers and losing their starting QB to injury near the end of the first half, they lost 22 to 2 (dropping their record to 1 win and 4 losses).&#160; Early in the game, Elliot had a nice end-around run that went for a first down.&#160; After the Knight's QB was injured, Elliot played the rest of the game at QB and linebacker (instead of the usual receiver and linebacker).&#160; He completed two passes (one of which came agonizingly close to a TD on the last play of the first half), but he had a rough time overall (since the Knights had a hard time getting a running game going or stopping the pass rush).&#160; Considering he hadn't played any QB since pre-season practice and none in the shotgun formation that they're running now, I thought he did a good job.&#160; On one play when they were backed up to their goal line, he called a hard count and drew an off-sides penalty on the defense to get five extra yards of cushion.&#160; I was impressed that he thought to call that play in that situation.</p> <p>Finn's team lost too…28 to 21.&#160; His TD streak ended at six games.&#160; He only carried the ball twice, so his opportunities were limited.</p> http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2011-week-5#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2828 Elliot Finn Our Family Sports Sat, 15 Oct 2011 19:55:38 +0000 Jonathan 2828 at http://jonmower.com Staying Hydrated http://jonmower.com/staying-hydrated <p>Elliot has a new method of staying hydrated while mowing the grass…</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Staying-Hydrated_149AD/20111008-125222.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111008-125222" border="0" alt="20111008-125222" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Staying-Hydrated_149AD/20111008-125222_thumb.jpg" width="430" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Staying-Hydrated_149AD/20111008-125224.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111008-125224" border="0" alt="20111008-125224" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Staying-Hydrated_149AD/20111008-125224_thumb.jpg" width="430" height="644" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/staying-hydrated#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2826 Elliot Our Family Wed, 12 Oct 2011 01:35:39 +0000 Jonathan 2826 at http://jonmower.com Youth Football 2011 - Elliot http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2011-elliot <p>For the third year in a row, Elliot's football team has struggled to get a win.&#160; This year they finally got a win in overtime in the fourth game…and it happened to be the one played underneath the lights on a Saturday evening on the field at Central Middle School.&#160; Elliot's been playing receiver on offense and linebacker on defense.</p> <p>Here is some video from the game at Central including the game-winning TD.</p> <p> <iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/29902413?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p>Here is a series of photos of Elliot (# 8) making a tackle on a run up the middle:</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184550.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184550" border="0" alt="20111001-184550" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184550_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184553.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184553" border="0" alt="20111001-184553" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184553_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184553a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184553a" border="0" alt="20111001-184553a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184553a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184554.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184554" border="0" alt="20111001-184554" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184554_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184554a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184554a" border="0" alt="20111001-184554a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184554a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184555.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184555" border="0" alt="20111001-184555" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184555_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184556" border="0" alt="20111001-184556" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184556a" border="0" alt="20111001-184556a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556b.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184556b" border="0" alt="20111001-184556b" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184556b_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184601.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184601" border="0" alt="20111001-184601" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184601_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184602.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; border-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184602" border="0" alt="20111001-184602" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184602_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p>Here is a series of photos of Elliot causing a fumble:</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184644.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184644" border="0" alt="20111001-184644" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184644_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184644a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184644a" border="0" alt="20111001-184644a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184644a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184645a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184645a" border="0" alt="20111001-184645a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184645a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184646" border="0" alt="20111001-184646" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184646a" border="0" alt="20111001-184646a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646b.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184646b" border="0" alt="20111001-184646b" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184646b_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184647.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184647" border="0" alt="20111001-184647" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184647_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184647a.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184647a" border="0" alt="20111001-184647a" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184647a_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184649.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20111001-184649" border="0" alt="20111001-184649" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2011Elliot_135F9/20111001-184649_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2011-elliot#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2823 Elliot Our Family Sports Mon, 10 Oct 2011 02:53:49 +0000 Jonathan 2823 at http://jonmower.com Youth Football 2010 Weeks 4 to 6 http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2010-weeks-4-6 <p>I never finished reporting on the boys youth football seasons last year.&#160; Here is what I wrote about <a href="http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2010-week-1" target="_blank">Week 1</a> and <a href="http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2010-weeks-2-and-3" target="_blank">Weeks 2/3</a>.</p> <p>After playing RB the first half of the season, Elliot played QB during the final three games.&#160; He played well, but his team continued to struggle and finished the season winless.</p> <p>Here is video of Elliot at QB pitching to his friend Ethan who makes a long run before being tackled just short of the goal line:</p> <p> <iframe height="480" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/15677223?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p>Here's a video from the final game of the season with Elliot at QB:</p> <p> <iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/15914658?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p>Here are some photos:</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-112921.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-112921" border="0" alt="20101016-112921" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-112921_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="461" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-113138.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-113138" border="0" alt="20101016-113138" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-113138_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-113357.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; 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border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-113827" border="0" alt="20101016-113827" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-113827_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-120945.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-120945" border="0" alt="20101016-120945" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-120945_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> <p>The last game of Finn's season was a special one.&#160; He carried the ball twice and scored both times.&#160; The first one was a short run off tackle.&#160; The second one was more adventurous.&#160; Below are a couple of videos of Finn's team.&#160; The first video focuses on the two TDs.&#160; Unfortunately, I didn't have the good video camera with me, and it wasn't quite in focus for the second TD.&#160; As you'll hear, I get pretty excited during the second run.&#160; Below are a couple of photos too.</p> <p> <iframe height="480" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/15911311?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe><iframe height="480" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/15911609?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen"></iframe> </p><p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-133307.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-133307" border="0" alt="20101016-133307" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-133307_thumb.jpg" width="461" height="644" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-135522.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20101016-135522" border="0" alt="20101016-135522" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Youth-Football-2010-Weeks-4-to-6_D690/20101016-135522_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="484" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/youth-football-2010-weeks-4-6#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2822 Elliot Finn Our Family Sports Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:48:01 +0000 Jonathan 2822 at http://jonmower.com ELF has come a long way this summer http://jonmower.com/elf-has-come-long-way-summer <p><iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/27094737?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640"></iframe></p> http://jonmower.com/elf-has-come-long-way-summer#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2783 Elliot Entertainment Finn Music Our Family Video Sat, 30 Jul 2011 19:35:32 +0000 Jonathan 2783 at http://jonmower.com 2011 Country Club Championship Swim Meet http://jonmower.com/2011-country-club-championship-swim-meet <p>The 2011 Country Club Championship Swim Meet (Midland, Bay City, and Saginaw) was held this past week.&#160; Congratulations to Elliot who brought home 3 ribbons in the boys age 9-10 category:</p> <ul> <li>4th place in the 25 meter backstroke (time 28.12) </li> <li>5th place in the 25 meter breaststroke (time 34.43) </li> <li>5th place in the 100 meter freestyle (time 1:50.16) </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/cd0e2d9748e5_B641/20110723-102053.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20110723-102053" border="0" alt="20110723-102053" src="http://jonmower.com/files/cd0e2d9748e5_B641/20110723-102053_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/2011-country-club-championship-swim-meet#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2781 Elliot Our Family Sports Sat, 23 Jul 2011 17:01:26 +0000 Jonathan 2781 at http://jonmower.com Elementary Track Meet 2011 http://jonmower.com/elementary-track-meet-2011 <p>Last Wednesday Elliot participated in the city-wide elementary track meet at Midland Stadium, competing against kids from 8 other schools.&#160; He participated in the softball throw and 800 m run and was an alternate for the 400 m relay.&#160; He finished 6th in the city in the softball throw (I didn’t realize that pink is the official color for 6th-place ribbons).&#160; That was an unexpected surprise to me since it’s been several years since he has played baseball.&#160; One of his buddies finished just ahead of him (4th ?), and a bunch of his buddies represented Carpenter really well in the various running events (winning or finishing in the top few).</p> <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Elementary-Track-Meet-2011_110B8/20110607-181917.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20110607-181917" border="0" alt="20110607-181917" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Elementary-Track-Meet-2011_110B8/20110607-181917_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="430" /></a></p> http://jonmower.com/elementary-track-meet-2011#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2773 Elliot Our Family Sports Tue, 07 Jun 2011 23:30:15 +0000 Jonathan 2773 at http://jonmower.com Youth Honors Singers Spring Concert 2011 http://jonmower.com/youth-honors-singers-spring-concert-2011 <p>Video of Elliot’s choral performance from last week:</p> <p> <iframe height="360" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/22727707?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="640"></iframe></p> http://jonmower.com/youth-honors-singers-spring-concert-2011#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2768 Elliot Our Family Video Sat, 30 Apr 2011 01:46:47 +0000 Jonathan 2768 at http://jonmower.com Dynamite http://jonmower.com/dynamite <p>Shortly after Christmas, the family got an iPod Touch. I discovered this gem from Elliot playing with the voice memo function.</p> <table id="attachments" class="sticky-enabled"> <thead><tr><th>Attachment</th><th>Size</th> </tr></thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"><td><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/2011-01-11_EJM-Dynamite.mp3">2011-01-11_EJM-Dynamite.mp3</a></td><td>606.13 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> http://jonmower.com/dynamite#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2758 Elliot Our Family Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:18:18 +0000 Jonathan 2758 at http://jonmower.com Battle of the Books 2011 http://jonmower.com/battle-books-2011 <p><a href="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-2011_12B49/20110305-105723.jpg"><img style="background-image: none; border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; margin: 0px auto; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; float: none; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px" title="20110305-105723" border="0" alt="20110305-105723" src="http://jonmower.com/files/Battle-of-the-Books-2011_12B49/20110305-105723_thumb.jpg" width="644" height="432" /></a></p> <p>Congratulations to Carpenter Street School’s Boomslang and their coaches!&#160; Out of the 70 teams that participated in <a href="http://www.midland-mi.org/gracedowlibrary/Battle/battle.html" target="_blank">Battle of the Books</a>, Boomslang was one of 16 to qualify for the oral battles.&#160; In this morning’s session, they competed against 7 other teams to earn a slot in the championship battle.&#160; Boomslang won 3 out of their 4 oral battles and finished 3rd out of 8…only 2 points behind the team that earned a spot in the championship (the top 4 scores were 25, 24.5, Boomslang’s 23, and 17).&#160; Not a bad showing for a team of 4th graders participating for the first time!&#160; We were quite proud!</p> http://jonmower.com/battle-books-2011#comments http://jonmower.com/crss/node/2741 Elliot Our Family Sun, 06 Mar 2011 02:27:47 +0000 Jonathan 2741 at http://jonmower.com
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