Helsinki Wolverines vs. Varkaus Steelers Date: Saturday, June 17th, 2000 Kickoff: 1400H Location: Varkaus Finland Final: Wolverines 34 – Steelers 7 Summary: This is the only game I don’t play this year. Vacation in Ahvenanmaa with family comes before any game in Eastern Finland. 🙂 Copyright © 2000-2015 Nando’s Notes. All rights reserved.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
My sister whatsapped me last Tuesday with a photo of our father and the text. “So did daddy reach to you today?” All I could think was no. Not this year. I don’t think he will again. He died in 2006. So did a friend of mine last Saturday night in a tragic motorcycle accident Stateside. […]
Helsinki Wolverines vs. Helsinki 69ers Date: Saturday, June 10th, 2000 Kickoff: 1800H Location: Helsinki Velodrome Weather: Sunny blue skies. Slight breeze. Temperature around 75F. Field Conditions: OK for speed. Bad on the knees. Turf. The first 100 yard field we played on this year. Actual field goal posts instead of poles taped to soccer goals. […]
Helsinki Wolverines vs. Lappeenranta Rajaritarit Date: Sunday, June 4th, 2000 Kickoff: 1530H Location: a soccer field in Lappeenranta, Eastern Finland close to the Russian border. Weather: Overcast skies. Slight breeze from the West. Windchill 48F. Slight drizzle before kickoff. Field Conditions: Excellent. Damn good grass. This soccer field was lined in better fashion than last […]
In commemoration of the 15 year anniversary of my first season with the Helsinki Wolverines, I will publish game reports that I wrote back then. Helsinki Wolverines vs. Sipoo Bulldogs Date: Friday, May 26th, 2000 Kickoff: 1900H Location: Central Sports Field at Nikkilä, Sipoo County, Finland. Weather: Strong 25mph gusts from the West. Dark clouds. […]