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How to Kick a Field Goal
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How to Kick a Field Goal

1. Choose your spot, seven yards behind the ball, so that the holder has a mark on which to place the ball. 2. Align yourself and choose a spot beyond the middle of the uprights as a focal point. 3. Take three average-sized steps directly back, then two medium steps to the left, perpendicular to…

Meet Andover Football: Co-Captains Feature
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Meet Andover Football: Co-Captains Feature

Jack Legler ’17 After joining Andover Football last year as a new Upper, Jack Legler ’17 quickly made an impression on his teammates and coaches as a talented and hardworking player, earning him this year’s title of Co-Captain. Legler began playing football for his local community team in Beaconsfield, Canada when he was just seven…

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Andover Football Gives Up Lead to Suffield in Final Minutes

Despite Andover Football rushing for a touchdown with less than a minute left in the game, Suffield rallied back on its final drive and returned the kickoff to the 30 yard line. The opponents proceeded to kick a field goal, defeating Andover 37-35 in a nail-biting spectacle on Saturday. Andover’s record now stands at 0-5….

Football: Andover Falls to Championship Runner-Up
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Football: Andover Falls to Championship Runner-Up

Rolling out to his right after faking a handoff to a running back cutting left, Post-Graduate William Sirmon ’17 sprinted for 52 yards to score a touchdown for Andover Football. The touchdown answered an opening kickoff score from its opponents, Cheshire Academy, and brought the score to 7-6. Sirmon’s touchdown was one of a few…

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Football: Andover Falters Defensively Against Choate

Despite a late 18–yard touchdown run from Andrew Antonucci ’18, Andover Football fell 49-7 to Choate Rosemary Hall on Saturday, which dropped its record to 0-3 on the season. Head Coach Leon Modeste said, “We’re disappointed we couldn’t execute as much as we wanted to. We did see some good things and some people are…

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