Monthly Archives: May 2017

Time to Give Youth Sports a Much Needed Enema

Like most kids growing up, through going to school and being present inside other notable germ factories I had my share of colds, flu, etc.  My late grandmother would come visit the house and offer some sage advise.  “What you need is a good enema and an alcohol rub”.  The idea was for these two […]

High School Football: Scheduling Done Right in 2017

Tick.  Tick.  Tick.  The clock winds down in the second half of another one-sided high school football game on a Maine gridiron.  Over the past couple seasons many clocks have moved more quickly in such contests.  Once a team amasses a lead of thirty-five or more in the second half, the clock does not stop […]

Enjoyment of Sport is Reward Enough

As we approach the conclusion of another high school sports year, it also marks the end of another sports season writing this weekly piece.  Every so often I will receive an email, sometimes from a disgruntled reader wondering why I don’t cover this sport or that activity.  I always find these letters interesting.  The assumption […]