Saturday, August 25, 2012

Jaqaveon Anderson Scores First Points In Franklin County New Football League Play


August 25, 2012
MCCOMB, MS 

All the players played very well in their very first game of the season.  However, running back Jaqaveon Anderson is credited with scoring the very first points for the 'Dawgs' inaugural game when he ran untouched for 58 yards off tackle to score the very first touchdown for  the new  TNT Football League Franklin County 'Bulldogs'.  

Anderson is a 5th grader at Franklin County Elementary.  He is the son of Erica Smith Henry Anderson and Kendrick King of Franklin County.  


Jaquaveon is off & running
Jaquaveon is known to his family as 'man-man' and he showed it today as the 'Dawgs' played their very first game against the Southern Ms Iron Horse of Mccomb, Ms in a game played at Mccomb High School which began the Leagues 8 game season.  Southern Ms Iron Horse was crowned Alamo City International Champs in San Antonio, Tx on Jan 28-29, 2012 and is one of the top tier teams in the TNT League.  TNT League is in its 4th year of promoting youth sports. 

Today's games, which began at 10:00 AM kicked off the new season, had the Franklin County Bulldogs scheduled against the Southern, Ms Iron Horse team.  The Mccomb High School stadium was an exciting place with an estimated crowd of over 600 people in attendance.  All of the hard work of  the Bulldog coaches, officials, volunteers and cheerleaders began to show off as the morning progressed.  


League organizer Chris Dillion said "my wife and me, with the help of a lot of people, started the league to give kids a place to play, have fun and learn the game of football"... "this is exciting and well worth the effort on every one's part" ... Also, he said "I am excited to have such a great group of coach's, parents and volunteers from Franklin County to join us this year" ... "as you know, it is all a learning experience but  they have started in the league by playing against two of most seasoned teams in Iron Horse and Ferriday ".... "as the season goes on you will see a great deal of improvement on each team making all this hard work pay off for the Bulldogs".  

Franklin County fields 3 teams in the TNT League. The League consist of the following teams: 


6-8 year olds
Division 1
Ferriday Lil Trojans
Southern Wildcats
Franklin County Bulldogs
Southern Ms Iron Horse
Magnolia Pirates

Division II
Central Ms Chargers
West Side Eagles
Mississippi Lions
Hinds County Saints
 
9-10 year olds
Division I
Ferriday Lil Trojans
Southern Ms Iron Horse
Southern Wildcats
Franklin County Bulldogs
Magnolia Pirates

Division II
Central Ms Chargers
Westside Eagles
Mississippi Lions
Hinds County Saints

11-12 year olds
Division I
Southern Ms Iron Horse
Ferriday Lil Trojans
Southern Wildcats
Franklin County Bulldogs
Magnolia Pirates

Division II
Central Ms Chargers
Westside Eagles
Mississippi Lions
Hinds County Saints


The next scheduled game for the three FC Bulldogs teams will be Saturday, Sept 8, 2012.  The Bulldogs will be playing the Ferriday Lil Trojans with the 6-8 year old game beginning at 10:00 AM at Ferriday High Football field in Ferriday, La; second game 9-10 year olds begins at 11:00 AM and third game 11-12 year old begins at 12:20 PM.  For more information go directly to TNT Sports web site by clicking here. 

The TNT Youth Football & Cheerleader Program was formed in early 2007 by Chris Dillon, Frankqunetta Dillon and Tony Brumfield. TNT is a program operated under Love Abroad, the Good News Association, a non-profit organization that serves the Mississippi and Louisiana  area.  TNT is dedicated to providing a character building program for both boys and girls through fundamental instructions associated with youth tackle football and cheer leading. 

TNT expects to foster and maintain the core values of Honesty, Loyalty, Integrity, Discipline, Respect, Sportsmanship and Commitment to be the highest standards associated with achievement, both athletic and academic. With a true understanding "that it takes a village to raise a child", TNT encourages each coaching staff and volunteer parents to provide a responsible environment that strives to demonstrate these values; on and off the field plus in victory or in defeat. TNT offers all participants a positive team learning experience along with the opportunity to create life-long memories through all supported youth activities.



End of the third game played by the FC Bulldogs.  


Source: FCNews Staff, Valuebroadcasting, TNT Youth Sports Web Site