HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Hanover Tigers Pee Wee team just completed an undefeated season and now officially chosen to Participate in the Mid Atlantic Regional Championships and ultimately compete at the National Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio December 14-17. The team has been under observation for several months and was scouted out by a team of National Youth Football scouts led by former Cleveland Browns General Manager Ray Farmer and his staff of former NFL Coaches and national scouts. The NFL scouting selection team was very impressed with the Tigers’ tenacity and team character which was defined through showcasing of values, teamwork and respect for the game, each other and coaches. They were competitively selected within the region across their age group and was one of 8 teams that have been officially invited.

The First games (for the mid-Atlantic Region) will be held Dec. 1-3 at Pope John HS in Sparta.

On Thursday, November 9th, former NFL Linebacker Bart Scott visited the brick yard and formally invited the team to participate. He spoke to the team and their families. " He was really terrific with the boys and left them with plenty of inspiration to continue on their journey," Krista Turchiano, of Hanover Township offered.

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The Hanover Tigers Pee Grade 5/6 team are the 2017 MCYFL (Morris County Youth Football) American Conference Pee Wee Champions, with 39 consecutive victories of which 34 were by shutout. They are led by the following coaching staff; Assistant Coaches Jim Kraley, Brian Aker, Keith Burkhard, Dave D’Addizio, Frank Ench, Jose Morales, Brian Mulligan, Joseph Mulligan, Douglas Petty, Leonardo Salese, Peter Urato and Coach Vincent Laracca.
 
Photo Credits Charles Palmisano