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Sophomore with disability still plays football for Kirkwood


September 21, 2018

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The only thing that would have made Mac Reed's football debut better was if he'd been hit.

A sophomore holder on the Kirkwood High junior varsity football team, Reed handled both extra point snaps with ease as junior kicker David Bregande knocked the ball through the uprights Sept. 11 a 43-2 win over Marquette at Kirkwood.

After each kick, sophomore quarterback Kannon Nesslage rolled Reed's wheelchair to him. Reed used his arms, hopped into his chair and returned to the sideline to the delight of the Pioneers and their fans.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Re...

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