WATERBURY, CT 8/28/07- 082807BZ06- Jacob Colon, 9, of Waterbury, right, runs the ball under pressure from Ezra Alves, 8, of Waterbury, center, as Rontay Williams, 7, of Waterbury, left, comes in to block during practice with his Waterbury Knights Mighty Mites football team at the Laurel Hill Complex behind Wilby High School in Waterbury Tuesday night. Head coach Steve Ayres watches the action from the backfield. The team is part of the American Youth Football Mid Conn. league. The Knights is comprised of about 300 players and cheerleaders and practices 5 nights a week until school starts. During the school year they practice three nights a week.
Jamison C. Bazinet Republican-American