Pinkel wins big with youth league before big game

Monday, October 1, 2007 | 10:39 p.m. CDT; updated 11:04 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Cosmopolitan Park is buzzing. It’s 5:30 p.m. Monday and unusually warm for the first day of October. Members of the Columbia Youth Football League migrate toward a green field on the east side of the park and take their seats around a microphone and two large speakers.