Calkins: Win one for Will Drennan! Why a flag football game meant so much

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 23, 2022 4:05 PM CT | Published: November 23, 2022 2:28 PM CT
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Will Drennan died a hero the first day of flag football practice. His team of five and six year olds played on. Ten days ago, they tried to win the championship “for Daddy.” Why a kid’s game meant so much. 



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