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Mason Mayer, 10, is tackled by Jordan Klingensmith (black jersey), 10 during an evening Fredericksburg Canes Youth Football practice at Spotsylvania Middle School on Tuesday, Sept. 02, 2014. It was an exceptionally hot day for September with the highs reaching a blistering 95 °F. The evening practice continued despite the heat with plenty of water breaks for the young players. (SCOTT JULIAN / THE FREE LANCE-STAR)