2nd Annual Broomball game
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) broomball team lead by Major General Andrew Poppas, commander, 101st Abn. Div. poses for a group photo before the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tenn... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd Annual Broomball game
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Joe Pitts, Clarksville Mayor drops the official first ball in the head to head match off between Major General Andrew Poppas, commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Jim Durrett, Montgomery County, Tenn. Mayor to start the 2nd Annual May... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd Annual Broomball game
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The goalie of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) broomball team blocks a shot from Montgomery County's team during the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 6. (US Army phot... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd annual broom ball game
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – One of the players of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) broomball team takes a shot during the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 6. (US Army photo by Sgt. Patrick Kirby... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd Annual Broomball game
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – One of the players of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) broomball team celebrates the team's first score during the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 6. (US Army photo ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd annual broom ball game
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The goalie of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) broomball team blocks a shot from Montgomery county's team during the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 6. (US Army phot... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd annual Broomball game
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – After the 2nd Annual Mayor VS General Broomball Game, the Montgomery County Team and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) team pose for a photo together at the Downtown Commons Ice Rink, Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 6. (US Army photo by Sgt. P... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

The broomball game consisted of three eight-minute periods with players sliding across the ice, wearing normal shoes and using plastic paddles with the intent of hitting a ball into the goal.

The Screaming Eagles took the lead in the first period with a single goal, but Jim Durrett's (Montgomery County Mayor) team answered quickly with a goal of their own in the second period.

The final period ended with another score from the mayor's team putting them into the lead. The announcer counted down from ten and finally called the game, Montgomery County won two to one.

After a round of handshakes and high fives, Jim Pitts, the mayor of Clarksville, presented the winning team with a trophy and the game ball.

"The competitive spirit always shows through and everybody played to win on both sides," Major General Andrew Poppas, commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) said. "The friends we have in this community, both personally and as an organization, the 101st and Fort Campbell is absolutely fortunate to be here. You can just see the depth of friendships that have been built over the years."

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