Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup + MORE

Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup + MORE
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Coach Spotlight Series: Lauren Richards + MORE

The ever-so popular Coach Spotlight Series is back for another round! We’re headed back outdoors and to the pitch this week as we interviewed Lauren Richards, a superstar soccer coach from Frisco, Texas. Coach Lauren is one of our top soccer coaches in the country, so we wanted her to impart s.... More »
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Heaven’s Baseball Schedule Expanded

Baseball fans in heaven are excited about the prospect of more doubleheaders, because as Banks said, “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two!” Baseball great Ernie Banks died yesterday at the age of 83. “Mr. Cub” was noted for his sunny disposition, loy.... More »

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS: When HS Coaches are Fired….

A few weeks ago, the long-time varsity boys basketball coach at Horace Greeley HS in Chappaqua, NY was fired. He’d been the head coach there for 24 years. That’s a long time. And for many of his players, he was beloved. But the AD at Greeley decided to make a change. And of course, because it’.... More »
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How to Stop Procrastinating? Draw on Your Personal Strengths!

Parents who would like to help their children learn how to stop procrastinating and start achieving their greatest goals are invited to share this article with them, and chat about it, too. It’s written to help children and teens understand and manage their avoidance behaviors. Hopefully it will .... More »
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10 Things You Will Miss When Your Child Stops Playing Sports + MORE

Playing sports brings you and your child many challenges–some good and some very very ugly. But when your kids are done playing sports–be it before or after college–there will be things you will miss because there’s nothing quite like watching your child grow, fail, overcome,.... More »
I cannot express how thankful I am to live in the age of modern medicine. When reading about medieval medical practices, I have come to a solid conclusion. If I lived during that time, more than likely with all of the injuries I have sustained, I would have died very young. Some of the things that they did to cure people are absolutely horrifying…

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Cordelia Hebblethwaite points out in her Twitter bio that her delightful name is too long for the platform. But that hasn’t stopped the veteran journalist from knowing a thing or two about social media.
She was a founder and lead blogger for BBC Trending, the service’s blog covering stories trending on social media, and she’s doing a yearlong fellowship at Stanford where she’s “exploring how journalists can exploit the full potential of social media…

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 The “Main Street Test”
By Doug Abrams
 The November 1 issue of The Australian Magazine carries a thoughtful feature article by Natasha Bita about out-of-control youth sports parents and coaches. She reports recent confrontations at soccer and rugby matches Down Under, but similar incidents happen regularly almost anywhere boys and girls play organized sports, including the United States…

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 1415710707 1869923575 Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup + MORESome great stories happening this past week on the basketball court.
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Drake Student cans buzzer beater to win a new truck
At Drake University, as part of their “Bulldog Madness” half-time event, first year student Alex Tillinghast was chosen in a contest to make a layup, a free throw, a 3-pointer and a half-court shot in 30 seconds for an opportunity to win a new truck…

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