MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Friday evening’s Breck College and Concordia Academy soccer recreation was a particular one for a fan within the stands.
Ann-Hewitt Wakefield, often known as “Grammy Hootie,” is 102 years previous. She got here to look at each of her grandsons play in opposition to one another on the Breck stadium.
Final 12 months, the great-grandmother was not capable of watch her grandsons play in opposition to one another resulting from COVID. Final 12 months, she additionally contracted COVID.
To make up for lacking that recreation, this 12 months Wakefield attended the Breck and Concordia recreation.
“Oh I adore it. I like sports activities,” Wakefield mentioned. “It’s fantastic. All my children are in sports activities, my grandchildren, my nice grandchildren. I’ve an enormous household.”
Carter Theissen and Christian Brown are Wakefield’s grandsons, who performed in opposition to one another throughout Friday evening’s recreation. Theissen performs for Breck College as a large receiver. Brown is a operating again for Concordia Academy.
“I acquired a little bit stress on me with my nice grandma right here,” Theissen mentioned.
“I’m simply glad she’s right here,” Brown mentioned.
With the final difficult 12 months and a half, Wakefield mentioned there’s nowhere else she would somewhat be than at a Friday evening soccer recreation.
“I’m at all times enjoying for her,” Theissen mentioned. “She’s going to be at this recreation watching me play, so undoubtedly.”
Breck received Friday evening’s recreation. The ultimate rating was 52-9.