The Best Of John's Journal From 2020-21/ No. 4: The Most Important Play Of The Year
Posted: Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 11:37 AM
The No. 4 story among my Top 10 John’s Journal entries from 2020-21 is really special because it epitomizes the beauty of friendship and inclusiveness. Brody Larson, a member of the Class of 2021 at LeRoy-Ostrander High School, wore a football uniform for the first time and saw action on the field for the first time on Senior Night last fall. At 4 feet, 4 inches tall and 86 pounds, Brody became the biggest name in the game.
Wearing the same No. 28 jersey that his father wore when he played for the LeRoy-Ostrander Cardinals in 2003, Brody scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion.
Here’s an excerpt …
Brody is a survivor, an inspiration. And we need him, his teammates and their spirit and togetherness right now.
“In today’s world of negativity and all these things going on, I tell our boys all the time, ‘You’ve got to understand what we truly have. Brody got the short end of the straw,’ ” said LeRoy-Ostrander coach Trevor Carrier. “ ‘You’ve got to appreciate what you have and Brody epitomizes that.’ Everyone loves him. He makes you smile.”
Click here to read the story: https://www.mshsl.org/about/news/johns-journal/johns-journal-most-important-play-year