All three males sporting their letter jackets. One of these is not like the others...and he is especially proud that his still fits! The three graduating years in this picture were/are 1992, 2021, 2022. Both boys have Varsity sports letter in soccer. At the boys' high school, Adam's jacket has the red accents. The year … Continue reading Letterman

#Back2Back: Before the state final games

We did it again! The boys' high school soccer team made it to the State Finals, for the second year in a row. The final four teams were two Wichita  teams (us and Goddard Eisenhower) and two Kansas City area teams (Shawnee Heights and Blue Valley Southwest). Blue Valley Southwest was the team we lost … Continue reading #Back2Back: Before the state final games

Yelling at Youth Sport Referees Makes You a Jerk

Why is it necessary to yell at referees? Does this kid need to hear you be an a**hole? It does nothing...for anyone. I live with two soccer referees, two players and one coach. I hear all sides. "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it."  ~Charles R. Swindoll If … Continue reading Yelling at Youth Sport Referees Makes You a Jerk

Lessons From The 1999 USA Women’s Soccer Team

My house is still reeling from the USA Women's World Cup loss last week. As we were watching the games leading up to the finals, a story aired about the 1999 Women’s World Cup team, and how they made America excited about women’s soccer, and women’s sports in general. The news story said all the … Continue reading Lessons From The 1999 USA Women’s Soccer Team