First off, let me start by saying I planned to do this great video of the top 3 clips from this episode. But, it seems for some shows you can’t even post clips because of “infringement” issues. So don’t blame me for the media-less review; blame The Man (aka the network / people who made this show). I was just trying to promote how entertaining the show was via my humble blog. I’m even rethinking whether to continue with these reviews. Anyway, on to the content.
 
 
NE Colts: Marecus Goodloe – Head Coach, Paul Wingate – Co-Head Coach
Players Featured: Jaden “J Boogie” Armmer, Gloria (mother), Kinton (father)
Brandon “Pip” Neely

 
It seems like Jaden is really having fun with playing. His parents are very involved but don’t seem like they are making him do anything. This team is having a pep rally and there are actual people in the stands. I’m glad the coaches acknowledge that fun is an important part of this program.
 
Later, at a practice there was a surprising part where Coach Goodloe starts saying “F the Rockets” but he says the whole word. The kids even start to chant it like it something they were trained to do. I’m sure that being on TV got the coach in some kind of trouble. After their first game, Wingate and Goodloe go to Pip’s house watching film of their game. Pip has been playing for them since he was 4.
 
At another practice they have these kids working on these weird exercise machines. Cords are being tied to their arms and legs to restrict their movement. No idea what it is called. Goodloe said when he got there the team was horrible and he is quickly improving them.
Last year, they were 11-1 only losing the championship game. That seems almost perfect to me.
 
 
Outlaws: Fred Davis – Head Coach, Tony Coley – Assistant Coach, Eric Nolden – Assistant Coach
 
At one point they talk about the different sides of town (San Antonio TX area) where the North side has “3 car garages” and “soft like Charmin tissues” while the East side is harder where parents don’t cry when their kid gets hit. All the coaches said they try to be a positive male role model for the kids because most of the players come from single parent homes. One of the coaches barely talks to his kid on the field to avoid claims of favoritism. I think it is funny that whenever the coach’s kid is on a football team they are the quarterback.
 
Oh good, the first overly excited mother of the series. Tamaira Hayes (son, Tamari) said that she is going to do whatever her son does so she is running with them near the sideline at practice. They are new to the team because she wanted her kid to be on a winning team. She was very animated and said several other amusing things but again no video (see first paragraph).
 
The coaches set up a practice against “older kids”. I didn’t hear how old but they are doing well. One of the kids gets hurt a little but the coaches told him that’s what happens in football and praised him for the good job he did. I don’t see anything wrong with that. A coach did say to another crying kid that emotions are a female trait and this is a man’s game. Nothing wrong with that either. I think girls could be better served in the world by being less emotional. No one takes overly emotional people seriously.
 
 
JR Rockets: Keith Dyson – President, Isaac Quintero – Head Coach
 
These coaches are taping the Colt-Warriors game since they will be playing the Colts next. It’s kind of funny that they are in a truck taking video like police surveillance.
 
Apparently the Colts and the Rockets share the same home field. The President Mr. Dyson is not happy about because it used to be just theirs. He actually is talking about the field like he loves it. He even said they are for it because of the labor it took to care for it like a mother loves her baby. I was planning to have a video clip of this so you can see him picking weeds and complaining about all the trash left over from the Colts came. However, see the first paragraph on why you have no video.
 
Dyson seems to like to look down on people. Not that I have much of a problem with that but I don’t know what it means to be the president of a little league team. Did he buy the team? I’d like to know what qualifications he has to warrant looking down on people. Everyone looks down on people but you have to make sure there are people below you to look down on.
 
So Dyson does coach some. He said people bring their kids to win games not just play football. He is not very happy with his coaching staff and their changes stating they may have to “restructure the coaching staff” i.e. someone is about to get fired. For some reason, these kids have play books strapped to their wrists. I didn’t notice that on other teams. I have no idea what a football play book looks like and how complex that would be for an 8/9 year old.
 
 
JR Broncos: Charles Chavarria – Head Coach
Lisa Connell – General Manager “Momager”, Colby (player/son), Jeff (husband)
 
We go through Lisa’s normal day. She seems to be a high school teacher. She drops off kids, picks up kids, deals with football uniforms for the team, and goes to practice. She said that she does it for her son to have a positive experience and if he stops having fun it’s not worth it to her. She really wants her kid to play and coach is not interested saying he doesn’t have to play anyone. She feels bad that Colby feels bad that he is not playing.
 
 
Predators: Brian Brashears – Head Coach, Kevin “KK” (player/son)
 
No air time this week.
 
 
 
Games Featured:
 
 
Week 1: NE Colts vs. Warriors 43-6
 
 
Week 2: JR Broncos vs. Cardinals 12-28
 
Colby said he’s bored and his mother tries to tell him he’ll get a turn eventually. Coach is not happy again being 0-2.
 
 
Week 2: NE Colts vs. JR Rockets 31-0
 
This is where the title of the episode comes into play. Both of them call this field home so it’s a battle to see who owns the field. The game at the beginning was more back and forth than at the end. It is funny to see Dyson brooding on the sideline during the game. I’m still surprised about how the audience is so into this where some are getting angry at the celebrating happening during and after the games by the opposing team.

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