Editor note: Tucson Youth Football 14U All-Star lineman Sa’Kylee Woodard has agreed to send postcard messages this week from Kissimmee, Fla., where his team is competing in the American Youth Football National Championships. The Tucson All-Stars won 48-0 Sunday over the Manatee (Fla.) All-Stars. The team faces Central Massachusetts in a semifinal game tomorrow at 2 p.m., Tucson time. Woodard, who plans to attend Canyon del Oro High School as a freshman starting next school year, is in his first trip away from his parents Kelly and Frank Woodard. Sa’Kylee was seen on video today running along the sideline and jumping and down encouraging the 10U Southwest Rams in their opening-round victory at Kissimmee:
This is today’s postcard from Sa’Kylee:
Here are some photos of Sa’Kylee and his teammates at Florida (photos by courtesy of TYFSF):
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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.