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Coach Bradford
Roaring Fireballs VS Soaring Hippogriffs
Sat Nov 20, 2010 23:20

The first game of the year had been put off for some time due to an outbreak of Dragonpocs at two of the schools. Yet it was that time again the crowds had come to cheer on the Roaring Fireballs or their opponents from Pendragon University of Magic the Soaring Hippogriffs. The Soaring Hippogriffers were the Champions of the Falcon Cup three times running. They were known as the roughest, brutal, players in the game and with no qualms of cheating to make it a fourth time with the Falcon Cup.

Alex had prepared his students as best as he could and at their last practice he had hoped he had instilled some confidence into them. They were a good team especially since he had demoted Darla Applerose to a reserve player. Alex hated to demote a senior player who had served as Captain but she had just too much friction with the other players. Lucy had been a good choice as Captain she got along fine with the Purebloods and was able to mix in with the Muggleborns, and Halfbloods.

The day of the game was windy and cold, snow fell from the sky and he prayed to Merlin his kids would cast warming and drying spells upon themselves. Of course Coaches weren’t allowed on the Pitch today they were to sit in the box with the Presidents of the participating Universities. Alex rubbed his hands slowly trying to keep warm as the teams took the field.

The ref in black and white robes made the Captains Lucy Featherwick and Riley Scott shake hands before throwing the Quaffle into the air. With that the game was on!

OOC: Okay guys I want long detailed posts.

Okay, Quidditch game rules for people who haven't played before:
-Seekers, don't catch the snitch unless you get an email from me saying you can.
-Chasers, let the Keepers decide if you made a goal.
-Beaters, let your targets decide if you hit them.
-Keepers, you don't need to make every save; be realistic.
-Beater Victims, you don't need to dodge every bludger; be realistic. Also, no falling off your broom and crashing horrifically into the ground. Falling off your broom is fine. Just not the crashing part. I'm watching. I will use my wand to catch you before you die or are horribly maimed by a sudden impact with the planet. So end any falling posts while you're still in the air.

    • Game Closed! The Soaring Hippogriffs win (nm)Coach Bradford, Sun Dec 26 12:14
    • High time to get on the offense. [Hippogriff Chaser]Liana Chapman, Fri Nov 26 17:06
      Lee was amazed at how fast the game went. It was just so constant , always flying and ducking other players and smacking Bludgers with as much strength as she could get out of her left hand. She knew ... more
      • ..did you really have to get that offensive?Kerrie Lang, Fri Nov 26 17:57
        Despite Edwards' almost pathetically awesome pass to her, he was now playing much better and was steadily gaining on their goalhoops. But Kerrie wasn't one easily outraced. She sped after him,... more
        • If you thought that was offensive, don't watch this.Christopher Salas, Sun Nov 28 01:22
          "You have no idea." Chris cringed on his broom. There was a brief flash of pain that seemed to travel from the middle of his back to his chest, as if an arrow had struck through him unnoticed, and... more
          • That's more awesome than offensive, actually.Kerrie Lang, Sun Nov 28 18:00
            And sure enough, there Chris was as always, in front of her the moment her thoughts turned to him. Staring into his eyes behind those dark glasses, she smiled at him in gratitude, her own grey eyes... more
            • Well, I'm rather offended.Liana Chapman, Mon Nov 29 20:50
              Lee grinned with satisfaction as her Bludger hit its target, continuing to trace its path around the field from the corner of her eye while the rest of her attention was on Hector and Gabriel. She... more
              • Don't waste your thoughts on them. Lucy Featherwick, Thu Dec 9 04:48
                As Lucy approached Lee, Lucy let out a long string of expletives under her breath. How dare he! Liana was practically hanging off her broom and if she sustained a hit now, she was surely a goner -... more
                • "Hey Lee" a voice drifted to her faintly through the rising wind, and she cracked one eye open slightly before frowning and opening both eyes wider in an attempt to make out the figure in front of... more
    • Aiming for a clean victory. [Hippogriff Chaser]Lucy Featherwick, Mon Nov 22 06:59
      The weather was windy and cold, but Lucy was confident of her team as she strode onto the Quidditch Pitch, her broom tucked under her arm. It was snowing but she'd thankfully told her team to cast a... more
      • Don't even bother.Nathan DeVerro, Mon Nov 22 15:10
        Nathan stepped onto the pitch, his taut face serious as the snow landed in his dark hair, nicely combed just for the match. Though his hair was always unruly on a regular basis, it was just for these ... more
        • Aiming for just victory then.Gabriel Errant, Mon Nov 22 19:50
          Though this was Gabriel's first game at Sapienti, he had played chaser and keeper interchangeably throughout high school and middle school. A few times he had been seeker, mainly for the glory factor ... more
          • Victory is goodHector Edwards [Fireball Chaser], Tue Nov 23 17:23
            It was the first game of the season, and Hector was quite excited about it. Quidditch was always a good time, and the blonde had a raging passion for the sport. He was confident they would win this... more
            • Don't bother with that, eitherKerrie Lang {Hippogriff Chaser}, Tue Nov 23 20:41
              If there was one thing that Kerrie Lang couldn't stand, it was the cold. So naturally, the fact that their match against Sapienti was to be held in practically a blizzard didn't impress her at all.... more
              • Gee, I think we're discouraging them.Christopher Salas, Tue Nov 23 22:33
                It was too early in the game to get annoyed. Chris merely gritted his teeth before whipping past Chapman. He'd underestimated her, she did know how to swing a bat. However, he hadn't actually been... more
                • It's going to take more than that. [Hippogriff Chaser]Lucy Featherwick, Wed Nov 24 06:58
                  Now, Lucy was becoming annoyed. This game had sped up from nought to one hundred in the past five minutes. That shoulder barge from the Hippogriff Chaser had really been necessary. Cursing under her... more
                  • To stop you winning? I think not.Gale Williams, Wed Nov 24 07:59
                    Gale, for the most part of the this match had not had much to do. Of course, it wasn't that he needed much to do - after all, he was confident that the Hippogriff's were going to win. The SUM team... more
    • Sending a pretty bludger your way {Fireball Chaser}Christopher Salas, Sun Nov 21 19:31
      Chris swung his beater bat casually into the air as he trudged through the snow onto SUM's definition of a Quidditch Stadium, and caught the bat neatly into his thinly gloved hand. He lagged slightly ... more
      • Not on my watch.Liana Chapman, Mon Nov 22 20:13
        Lee strapped her wrist guards on tightly over the sleeves of her robes, hoping that they would keep the loose material from getting in her way too much. Underneath the robes she was dressed simply in ... more
    • I'm Dreaming of a White VictoryElly Eriksson, Seeker, Sun Nov 21 13:46
      Of all her years of playing Quidditch, Elly had never once played in the snow. She’d practised in the snow, for sure, but her high school games had all been played in the middle of the Sonoran... more
      • My dreams are far more sinisterChristopher Salas, Wed Nov 24 17:43
        Chris pulled his broom up until he was far above all the players except one. Through his glasses he spied Erikson, an obnoxiously brightly colored girl who played seeker. Once again, Chris felt... more
        • I didn't know you had that much imagination. Lucy Featherwick, Thu Dec 9 04:39
          After sending several Bludgers towards the Chasers, sometimes successfully, but most of the time they missed which aggravated her no end she decided to play tactically. Noticing that both Liana and... more
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