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2017 Foothills Middle School Conference Champions

For the second year in a row Ben's team won the conference championship.  They had an 11-1 record, scoring 56 goals while giving up 8.  Ben was third in scoring on the team with 7 goals. 

Last game vs Pilot Mt. A 6-0 victory.


Sunday, October 15th, 2017. Another superb camping trip at Breaks Park on the KY/VA border with friends Joe, Will and Kevin.  The best weather imaginable with sunshine and temps in the upper sixties.  Joe and I went for a stellar trail run that took us past one of the park's overlooks.  On Friday night, we sat out at an overlook watching the stars in total darkness.  Saturday night we cooked a great meal in camp that included grilled chicken, fried apples, roasted brussel sprouts, salad and more. 

Sunday, October 8th, 2017.  Jackson escorting Tatyana at the MAHS homecoming game.

Saturday, October 7th, 2017. I completed my first century ride, The Tour de Bland.  100 miles, 6,926ft.  It took six hours and 34 minutes.  It went well, other than a serious leg cramp at mile 96 while making the final climb.