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Villanova Football makes 12-year old’s dream come true

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Stories like this are just awesome.

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Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaay! The head coach may have changed, but the gridiron ‘Cats are still in the business of changing lives for the better. Check out the lead story below, where the ‘Cats held a signing day ceremony and have brought on a local 12-year old to the team.

Jasper McHugh may never play football, but I’m sure he’ll never forget the brotherhood he just joined on the Main Line.

Sounds like they have more than just an honorary spot on the team for him planned too, so it’s not the last we’ll be hearing from Jasper.

And now, the “news.”

Villanova football welcomes new 'player' (think goodwill) | Philly.com
Villanova's football team has adopted 12-year-old Jasper McHugh, who has a bleeding disorder that won't allow him to play the sport.

Villanova starts new era as 10th-ranked team in FCS | Philly.com
Longtime assistant coach Mark Ferrante takes over for Andy Talley at Villanova, which is ranked 10th in FCS in the preseason poll.

Villanova Football Preseason Coaches Night Set for Thursday at Taphouse 23 | Villanova.com
Villanova Football alumni and fans are invited to celebrate the start of the 2017 season at Preseason Coaches Night on Thursday, Aug. 31 at Taphouse 23 in Bridgeport, Pa. Hear from Director of Athletics Mark Jackson, first-year Head Coach Mark Ferrante and current Wildcats about the upcoming season.

Hall of Fame basketball coach Rollie Massimino in hospice care in West Palm Beach | Sun Sentinel
Rollie Massimino, the legendary Villanova basketball coach who in recent years has been coaching Keiser University, is in hospice care in West Palm Beach.

Centennial to Create Palestra Magic | Centennial Conference
The Centennial Conference (Division III) is hosting a QUINTUPLE header at the Palestra in January. And we are all reminded that others are doing it better than us!

The Champions Basketball League Could Be the Utopian Pro Sports Alternative We’ve Been Waiting for—If It Ever Actually Happens - The Ringer
The CBL claims that it’s going to revolutionize professional sports. Before it does, though, it needs to convince its critics that it can deliver on its many lofty promises.