I grew up in the South and I’ll be honest and admit that I was surrounded by others that were hyperfocused on football, basketball, (and maybe softball along with track and field)! Back in my high school days we didn’t even have a soccer program, but things have definitely changed over time… and for the better! I relocated to the Emerald Coast 11 years ago … Continue reading Building a Strong Foundation… One BRICK at a Time
Obviously, ‘fan’ is short for FANATICAL and sports seem to drive people to do fanatical things. There are too many instances to mention, but one recent fan brought victory celebration to the national forefront. Last weekend University of Georgia fan, Michael DiNardo, literally jumped through a glass window after the Bulldogs came back to score against the Missouri Tigers to win the game. He wound up … Continue reading What Makes a Sports Fan… FANATICAL?
Are you a fan that would do ANYTHING other than pull for a rival team or conference foe? Or, are you one of those fans that pulls for teams in your given division during bowl games because you know their victories look good for all associated with the program? (I know there are closet conference supporters out there). I was taught growing up that you … Continue reading A Southern Thing?
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