MONARCH REACHOUT: Little Feet Meet
By ODU Athletics
April 18, 2012
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NORFOLK, Va. - The Old Dominion Football Monarchs were on hand for the annual Little Feet Meet held at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium on Tuesday.
In what has become a very special tradition for Norfolk Public Schools' special needs community, students from kindergarten through 5th grade participated various events including a 50-meter dash, standing long jump, softball throw, hula hoop toss, football throw, golf putting, tee-ball hitting, tossing station, parachute activities, obstacle course, soccer kick, weightlifting, bean bag toss, fitness station, ladder ball, track events, hockey shot and races. The Monarchs joined with students from the Disabilities and Aging in Therapeutic Recreation course at ODU as well as volunteers from the campus community and other athletic teams as well.
WHAT IT MEANT TO THE MONARCHS:
"It feels great to give back to the community. They do a lot for us and we love to give back." - Running Back Angus Harper
"We're taking the kids around to different sports stations and it's really fun. They all enjoy it. It's football throws, cornhole, baseball, softball, golf, and showing them all the different stations and making sure they are having fun." - Offensive Lineman Robbie Duncan
"It's a lot of fun. It's a great time. It means a lot to me. It's going to be a day I remember for a really long time." - Offensive Lineman Mike Justice
"I'm having a lot fun being with kids. They are enjoying our company, they really look up to us, and we want to have fun with them out here." - Defensive Lineman Chris Burnette
Also Check out the Norfolk Publi Schools Website and WNPS-TV 47, the Media Production department for Norfolk Public Schools, next week for more highlights and interviews with the Monarchs.