Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together

By |2019-11-08T12:56:48-07:00November 8th, 2019|Articles|

Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together by Coach Dean Smith Playing Hard: Maybe a player wasn’t the fastest, the tallest, or the most athletic person on the court.  In the course of any given game that was out of his control.  But each of them could control the [...]

Class by Ann Landers

By |2015-07-10T09:41:48-06:00July 10th, 2015|Poems|

Class Class never runs scared. It is sure-footed and confident.  It can handle whatever comes along.   Class has a sense of humor. It knows that a good laugh is the best lubricant for oiling the machinery of human relations. Class never makes excuses. It takes its lumps and learns from past mistakes. [...]

Rise and Shine

By |2014-09-30T12:24:29-06:00October 1st, 2014|Video|

Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps welcome you out of bed this morning - encouraging you to RISE AND SHINE. Rise and shine. 6am and your hand can't make it to the alarm clock before the voices in your head start telling you that it's too early, too dark, [...]

No Arms, No Problem

By |2014-05-18T12:53:33-06:00May 18th, 2014|Video|

Ibrahim Hamato is amazing, not allowing his lack of arms to keep him from pursuing the sport that he loves.  Table Tennis is a great sport recreationally or competitively, but it is also a sport that is very difficult to master.  No imaging playing with the paddle in your mouth. [...]

What is Class?

By |2014-02-18T22:08:52-07:00February 19th, 2014|Poems|

Class never runs scared.  It is sure-footed and confident in the knowledge that you can meet life head-on and handle whatever comes along. Jacob had it.  Esau didn't.  Symbolically, we can look to Jacob's wrestling match with the angel.  Those who have class have wrestled with their own personal "angel" [...]