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Vikings win consolation game after heartbreaker

Original post made on Dec 4, 2011

==B Pop Warner update:== A 10-yard touchdown pass with less than a second remaining cost the Menlo-Atherton Vikings a 12-6 defeat Saturday in the Pop Warner Division II Pee Wee Championships in Orlando, Florida. The Redwood City Junior Pee Wees also fell in the first round. ==B Photo:== Coach Steve Stenstrom consoles son Blake, Vikings quarterback, following last-second loss. ==I Photo by Mari Chazen.==

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, December 3, 2011, 6:53 PM

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Posted by Youth Football Fan
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Dec 4, 2011 at 9:30 am

The Vikings were the PeeWee game of the day at the Pop Warner Super Bowl - on ESPN3, 17 cameras, microphones everywhere.

Tied up, ready to go into overtime with all the momentum on Menlo's side.... what a heartbreaker.

Still, one of the top 8 PeeWee teams in the country, on ESPN, at the SuperBowl of youth football, playing at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex at DisneyWorld - what a fantastic venue... what a great season.

The best youth football on the mid-peninsula is in Menlo Park and RC. Next season, they take on the best of the best in the Bay Area to see who competes on the national stage.

Pop Warner on the peninsula is stronger, better coached and more fun than any of the other leagues.

Add a couple more players, and they go back to the SuperBowl next year.

Congratulations Vikings - great season! You all deserved the once in a lifetime experience you're having this week back in Florida.


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Posted by Youth Football Fan
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Dec 6, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Here's the link to the game on ESPN:

Web Link#

or if it doesn't work, search Menlo at this link

Web Link


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Posted by Youth Football Fan
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Dec 8, 2011 at 8:16 am

Menlo Atherton Vikings one of only a couple of the 75+ teams from across the country here to be invited to line the red carpet welcome area for the nation's top athletes at ESPN's College Football Awards tonight.

Web Link


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