Army soccer led a second Saturday at Michie Stadium that will provide you with goosebumps.
The Black Knights got here out of the tunnel every carrying an American flag to indicate assist for the victims of the 9/11 terror assaults on the twentieth anniversary. The group was getting set to play Western Kentucky in hopes of going 2-0 to start out the 2021 season.
Military bought off to a very good begin with a Tyrell Robinson landing to place the Black Knights forward of the Hilltoppers within the first quarter, 7-0.
It’s the primary sport Military is taking part in in entrance of all followers since November 2019. The coronavirus pandemic impacted the season preserving followers at residence in 2020. The one individuals the Black Knights performed in entrance of had been West Level personnel and the Corps of Cadets.
Final week, Military defeated Georgia State 43-10 to offer Jeff Monken his fiftieth win as Military head coach.
He opened up his expertise 20 years in the past in the course of the 9/11 assaults in an interview with the Times Herald-Record. He remarked on the significance of beginning up sports activities once more and getting again to regular. He was an assistant coach at Georgia Southern at the moment.
“The significance of getting again to regular (was a) sense of message about who we’re as a nation, that we’re not going to be held hostage by an invisible enemy,” he mentioned.