This happened as our own Benton High School played Maryville, only a few miles from us:
I had tears in my eyes as I watched this video. What a terrific, heart-warming story! I invite you to read the article by Ryan Young of The Kansas City Star newspaper. It starts:
ST. JOSEPH | Matt Ziesel doesn’t stray far from coach Dan McCamy on the sidelines during St. Joseph Benton High School’s freshman football games. He likes to stay within earshot….
“I’m ready, Coach. … Coach, I’m ready,” Ziesel says.McCamy says he hears it about 10 times a game, and also at practices, from Ziesel, his 5-foot-3, 110-pound running back.
I have strayed from woodworking on the blog only a few times. I hope you enjoy this story as much as I did; and I hope it will make your day!