It was the season opener of LSTC's first foray into the University of Chicago's inter-mural flag football league. In the past, our seminary has traveled far across the country to Gettysburg for their annual Luther Bowl weekend, which is coming up this Saturday; however, the team opted to miss that event this year in order to attend the festivities surrounding President Nieman's inauguration. I'm not a huge fan of long roadtrips in crowded cars, so I had never witnessed an LSTC football game until Thursday night. It was really cool to see our students gathered on the sidelines, as players and as fans, together in a communal gathering I hadn't witnessed here before. It was a ton of fun. Of course, the fact that we won helped, too.
It seems grey hats are an optional part of the uniform.
There are still about 5 games left, all on Thursday nights. Hopefully, I'll join the team for a few games, if I ever get my nose out of my books and get to the weekly practice session!