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Challenging the Dakota Ridge football team to a preseason 9NEWS competition!

Senior lineman Anthony Lupo and the Eagles took part in the 9NEWS Prep Rally challenge

LITTLETON, Colo. — High school football in the summertime is all about two things. Getting better and having fun.

The Dakota Ridge Eagles sure are doing that. They're spending three hours a day in the heat working on their technique while including joy in their practices.

"It's always easier when you're having a good time," senior captain Noah Triplett said.

This week, Scotty Gange challenged the Eagles to a 9NEWS Prep Rally Challenge.

All about senior lineman Anthony Lupo.

One punt is flown into the air, if he drops it, the team runs a brutal conditioning workout.

But if he catches it, the Dakota Ridge coaches have to do it, Gange shared to the program.

Watch the video above to see how Anthony did.

> Be sure to check back for more of our Colorado high school sports coverage this weekend on the 9NEWS Prep Rally!

If you have a story idea you can email Scotty Gange at scotty.gange@9news.com or via Twitter at @Scotty_G6 or on Instagram at @scottygange

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