Chandler, AZ, August 19, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Under the Lights, a national K-8 coed youth sports organization, empowered by Under Armour, will begin its inaugural flag football
season locally on Sept.
The Granite City American flag football
team have been invited to compete in September's Moscow Flag Football
Open and will be the first foreign outfit to play in Russia.
The kids have honed their skills in NFL Flag Football
, a junior non-contact version of the game, at after-school training sessions led by sports coach Chad Degville and maths teacher Mark Walsh.
Children in first and second grade play touch football; third- through sixth-graders play flag football
; and seventh- and eighth-graders play tackle football.
The Renfrewshire Raptors, a flag football
side, are gearing up to compete in the British American Football Association following a transitional campaign which seen them add a number of new players over the off-season.
The former actress and the current athlete met at a party for the major football event in 2010 and then again when they both participated in DirecTV's Beach Bowl flag football
event in 2014, which was where they "hit if off," according to (https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/7330962/meghan-markle-serena-williams-friendship/) Markle's now-defunct blog , The Tig.
The teachers were taught the basic skills of American flag football
by NFL tutors before playing the game themselves at the session, which was held atCardinal Wiseman Catholic School.
The walk also witnessed an American Flag Football
exhibition match facilitated by two teams in the newly flagged off Shitsuke Flag Football
league in Nigeria called The TROGONS and The GIDRONS.
Markle and the tennis champion have known each other since 2014 when they were put on the same team for a charity flag football
Elsewhere across the country, schools have added flag football
, cricket, bass fishing and Ultimate Frisbee, among other activities.
Speaking about their friendship on her former lifestyle blog The Tig, Meghan, 36, said that she and the tennis ace, also 36, bonded very quickly when playing a game of flag football
, which is a variation of American football.
The Mississippi delegation will consist of 26 traditional athletes who have already qualified at the local and state levels in bocce, bowling, flag football
, golf, power lifting, swimming, and track and field.