Intramural flag football team dominates national tournament

UVU’s flag football team won the Region VI Tournament in Tempe, AZ, which was held Nov. 7-8. This marks the Wolverines third regional championship in the last 5 years.

They went into the tournament as the number one seed and won every game going 6-0. Not only did they win every game, they also worked every opponent through the “mercy” rule, which is a rule that ends the game early if a team is ahead by more than 20 points.

“No team has ever come close to dominating a regional tournament in this manner”, said Bo Earls, who is the intramural director. “My expectations were very low for the team going into the tournament,” Earls added. “I thought that they wouldn’t do well, but they dominated, and I’m very proud of them and how great they played.”

For being regional champions, they received a $1,650 stipend toward their trip to the national tournament, which is in south Florida at the end of December. Good luck to the Wolverines flag football team in Nationals — hopefully they will go and annihilate everyone just like they did in the regional tournament.

Upcoming intramural events:

Nov. 18 – Come try rock climbing at the Quarry, or if you already rock climb come show off your skills for everyone to see.
Nov. 19 – Come and see if you can win at the quarters for Santa challenge. There will be games and prizes for winners.
Nov. 20 – Turkey Olympics. Come sign up and go for the gold.
Nov. 24 – Come trot, run or walk at the Turkey trot 5k. You could win a turkey.
Dec. 2-3 – Three-on-three basketball tournament. Come sign up and ball it up.

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