No FUTbol = No FOOTball

Jamaican-born girl’s high school soccer coach, Leon Powell, tells his Lamar School Varsity team that if they don’t ‘kick up their game’ he will require extra practices that would conflict with the ‘other Futbol’ game times – American football. That would mean players would miss out on Friday Night Lights AND College games on Saturdays. Needless to say, they rose to the occasion and delivered … Continue reading No FUTbol = No FOOTball

KICKBALL – NOT Just for Kids

Remember childhood days of playing kickball? In the past, if you didn’t grow up to be a professional athlete you were limited on options to play competitive team sports… as a grown-up. In recent years, adult recreational co-ed sports leagues started popping up all over the country and they’re continuing to boom in popularity; mostly Kickball and Dodgeball. These sports provide a creative way to … Continue reading KICKBALL – NOT Just for Kids

I Want the Green Jacket

It’s no secret I’ve never graced the beautiful and perfectly manicured greens along side the sandy bunkers at Augusta National Golf Club… ahhh, the MASTERS. This invitation-only tournament is to golf as the Super Bowl is to football. While there are several parallels, there are also differences – the biggest one that stands out to me is the fact that the winner is the one … Continue reading I Want the Green Jacket

Ice, Ice BABY!

Southern Belle newsflash: I don’t do hockey because it’s too cold. Anything that involves below freezing temps is not for me – hence, the reason I moved to Florida. HOWEVER, I did watch a hockey game that I’ll never forget. It was one for the record books and still considered the greatest hockey moment in Olympic history. After 35 years, it’s actually one of the … Continue reading Ice, Ice BABY!

Girls Rule, Boys Drool

Girls ruling in football isn’t exactly something you hear everyday, if ever. Samantha “Sam” Gordon (a.k.a. Sweet Feet) changed all that two years ago at a mere nine years old when she gained global acclaim for her not-so-girlie abilities.  The beautiful and talented Gordon turned the predominantly male football world upside down as a QB on a Salt Lake City, UT recreation league – she … Continue reading Girls Rule, Boys Drool

Hostess with the Mostest

College coaches work hard to attract elite athletes – ‘attract’ being the keyword. What about beautiful girls? Did you know that sweet, sultry and gorgeous girls are in the back pocket of head coaches across the country? Yep, that’s right. Some of the nation’s most storied football programs employ beautiful college co-eds to influence high school standouts to commit to their football teams – under … Continue reading Hostess with the Mostest