The meaning of the National Anthem

By |2015-12-10T14:01:03-06:00December 12th, 2015|Video|

Recently, the Virginia Tech Men's' Basketball Team got a lesson on our National Anthem.  Well done Coach Buzz Williams, way to build character into your program. Please click the link to view http://www.hokiesports.com/videos/#!/videos/m-baskbl/o3OHdyeDpUtOaxz14Y9rJrRiKKxVfzdP

Who am I? I am a Champion!

By |2014-05-29T23:08:53-06:00May 30th, 2014|Video|

Two versions of a great speech below.  One is in video format and is very similar to the written speech below.  Featured in the video is a coach known only to me as Coach Flowers.  His words are more powerful (than the text) and so well delivered. Now go find [...]

Winners vs Losers

By |2014-04-09T14:04:24-06:00April 12th, 2014|Poems|

When a winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong;" When a loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasn't my fault." A winner works harder than a loser and has more time; A loser is always "too busy" to do what is necessary. A winner goes through a [...]

I Want To Be Able to Like Myself

By |2014-03-27T13:06:50-06:00April 6th, 2014|Poems|

I have to live with myself, and so I want to be fit for myself to know. I want to be able, as days go by, Always to look myself straight in the eye; I don't want to stand, with the setting sun, And hate myself for the things I've [...]

Commitment to Excellence

By |2014-02-21T14:29:50-06:00February 20th, 2014|Stories|

I owe almost everything in football, which I spend the greater part of my life in, and I have never lost my respect, my admiration nor my love for what I consider a great game.  Each Sunday after the battle, one group savors victory, another group wallows in the bitterness [...]

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