• Picture Make-Up Day is Thursday, October 12th!

  • Extra yearbooks are still available for purchase! See Mr. Peace for details in room 1218.

WHAT A GAME!

M. Terry

M. Terry

M. Terry

Morgan Terry, Sports Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions played a very nerve-racking game last Sunday. The Falcons fell from the ranks of the unbeaten on Sunday in one of the wildest and most heartbreaking ways you’ll ever witness.  The Falcons were ahead of the Lions pretty efficiently during the majority of the game. The Atlanta’s offense was just too much to handle on the very first drive of the game. Things could not have gotten off to a worse start for the Lions during the second quarter. Atlanta made their third field goal of the game extending their lead to 23-13. The Lions finally found their rhythm, after gaining some momentum on offense. The Lions started gaining on the Falcons during the last of the third quarter. Detroit caught up and were tied with Atlanta.

During the last minutes of the fourth quarter the Lions scored a touchdown against the NFC champions Atlanta Falcons with eight seconds to play. Everyone then thought the game was over and that the Lions had defeated the Falcons. However, Tate was ruled inches short from the goal line on the review and the touchdown was nullified. Before they had nullified the touchdown, you could just feel the Falcons fans’ anger, and once they nullified it, you could feel the Falcons fans’ happiness, as well as the Lions’ heartbreak. This ending definitely made the cut for one of the most heartbreaking ways to lose a football game.  What a game. And what a way to lose.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • WHAT A GAME!

    Editorials

    GOD SAVE THE QUEEN

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Editorials

    BATTLE OF THE SPORTS DRINKS

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Entertainment

    PENGUINS AND ANTARCTICA

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Entertainment

    FORGET THAT

  • WHAT A GAME!

    News

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF HANNAH ABRAHAM

  • WHAT A GAME!

    News

    ZENTNER THE VISITOR

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Entertainment

    KNOCK KNOCK . . . WHO’S THERE?

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Editorials

    ROCKIN’ THE CROCS

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Editorials

    ANOTHER WORLD

  • WHAT A GAME!

    Editorials

    MY BEST FRIEND

WHAT A GAME!