Edgren needs numbers to turn fortunes around

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Eagles coach Jeremy Sanders demonstrates a blocking technique to lineman Caleb Struve. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Eagles coach Jeremy Sanders demonstrates a blocking technique to lineman Caleb Struve. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Edgren needs numbers to turn fortunes around

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: August 29, 2018

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – Time is working against Robert D. Edgren if the small high school hopes to keep its football program alive.

But the Eagles are fighting back in an effort to do just that.

Faced with a major player shortage, DODEA-Pacific and school administration have set a 4 p.m. Friday deadline to come up with enough bodies to put in uniform to play the 2018 season.

“We’re racing against time,” coach Jeremy Sanders said, adding that the school and team is engaged in a hectic recruiting process, ranging from school flyers to spots on AFN radio to drum up interest.

So far, it’s working.

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