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14th MP Bde. jumps out to early lead in flag-football league

 
Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

It’s been a perfect start to the 2018 flag-football season for the 14th Military Police Brigade, which won its fourth consecutive game Sept. 13 with a 32-22 win over the 252nd Military Police Company.

The secret to this early success, according to Lionel Hunter, 14th MP Bde. player/coach, has been “pretty much just working as a team.”

“We’ve been together for a while,” Hunter said. “We all know each other; we all know how each other plays. So, it’s just that cohesion we have with each other. We know each other’s strengths; we know each other’s weaknesses.”

The 14th MP Bde. players also have a shared goal: to get back to the Commander’s Cup Flag-Football Tournament championship game. The team placed second last year, losing by a mere 2 points to the 554th Engr. Bn.Read More...