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Tuesday Round-Up: CenturyLink Field Hosts First Seahawks Blue Friday Night Lights Of The Season

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Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Tuesday, September 10 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Kennedy Catholic Victorious, 32-27

The air is still as the football awaited its kick on CenturyLink Field turf. The crowd was equally split 50/50 between Kennedy Catholic High School and Bethel High School. Awaiting the return was Kennedy Catholic receiver and Cal commit Justin Baker.

The KC student section went wild in the stands of CenturyLink Field as Baker returned the kick for a 91-yard touchdown. Aside from the cheering, the Lancers were easy to spot with “L-A-N-C-E-R-S” spelled in body paint across the front row.

Leading the victorious team (KC, 32-27) was five-star quarterback Sam Huard. Believe it or not, the UW commit actually has a relation to the Seattle Seahawks; his uncle is Seahawks Legend Brock Huard. In an article published by The Tacoma News Tribune, Sam was quoted, “This environment, this crowd, it was electric. It got really loud at times. Once you get into it, it’s just a football game.”

The first game (which was nationally televised on ESPNU) of the Seahawks Blue Friday Night Lights second season was a success as CenturyLink Field hosted the two high schools last Friday evening. This matchup was the first of four high school football games that the Seahawks will be involved in throughout the Fall.

In celebration of youth football and spreading a love for the game, the Seahawks Blue Friday Night Lights program brings Seahawks gameday entertainment elements to these games. At each of the featured games, mascot Blitz, DJ Supa Sam, Blue Thunder, and Seahawks Dancers join the fun, while a Seahawks player or Legend participates in the coin toss (Seahawks safety Tedric Thompson was there last week).

Visit the Blue Friday Nights Page on Seahawks.com for a full schedule, along with more information on the program.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, as he thanks the 12s for bringing their ‘energy and enthusiasm’ in the team’s first game of the 2019 season.

More From Around The Web

Coach Carroll shared some injury updates a day after the team’s Week 1 win over the Bengals.

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle lists 10 numbers of note from the Seahawks’ win on Sunday. Boyle also expands on a few takeaways from Carroll’s Monday press conference.

Jen Murphy from The Wall Street Journal writes up a feature story highlighting linebacker Shaquem Griffin and his NFL career.

Joe Fann at NBC Sports Northwest analyzes the snap counts of each player from Sunday’s game. Fann also recaps what the Bengals had to say about the Seahawks after Week 1.

Stacy Rost from 710 ESPN Seattle analyzes Brock Huard and Mike Salk’s interview with Coach Carroll following Sunday’s game.

Jim Moore from 710 ESPN Seattle explains why not to worry after the team’s close win over the Bengals.

Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times and Gregg Bell from The Tacoma News Tribune both recap what they learned from Carroll’s Monday presser.

Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times reviews ‘what went right’ in the team’s Week 1 win.

Matt Calkins at The Seattle Times expands on quarterback Russell Wilson’s efficiency in Week 1.

Gregg Bell from The Tacoma News Tribune shares his thoughts on the Seahawks’ win over Cincinnati.

Aaron Fentress at The Athletic elaborates on the Seahawk’s sticking with their ‘offensive identity’ in their Week 1 win.

Year Two of Blue Friday Night Lights, the Seahawks' High School football caravan, kicked off with a clash of Top 10 powerhouses at CenturyLink Field, where the Kennedy Lancers and the Bethel Braves were joined by Blitz, Blue Thunder, the Seahawks Dancers and DJ SupaSam for some very special pregame festivities. Seahawks Safety Tedric Thompson was on hand for the coin toss as well.

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