Category: Sports

  • Success In Life- Give it Everything

    Todays quote by the world famous football coach Vince Lombardi.  He was a master at getting people to follow him, believe in his system and they would run through a brick wall for that man.  He wasn’t perfect, but the strived to be and expected the same from his players, coaches and staff.  In order […]

  • How Scars Remind Us of Our Past, Present and Future

    How Scars Remind Us of Our Past, Present and Future

    We all have some type of scar on our bodies.  Some have many more than others.  I made a list of the scars I have and they were plentiful.  I got most of them while I was a young boy and teenager growing up climbing trees, riding bikes, playing in the woods and rough housing […]

  • What Does Winning At All Cost Really Cost

    What Does Winning At All Cost Really Cost

    As coaches we all want to win.  We want to win every game, every match, every set, every quarter, every period, every goal, everyday.  We talk about winning with our teams and prepare them to do so.  We set goals as a team and with the individuals on the team to accomplish the main goal […]

  • Breaking Up Your Unplowed Ground- Bobby’s Story

    Breaking Up Your Unplowed Ground- Bobby’s Story

    Ever reach that point in life where you are not reaping the product you are desiring. Not getting the results you wanted to achieve? Many times in life we find ourselves cultivating our dreams, goals, desires and visions in a field of thorns. In the bible Gods word tells us; that we often reap what […]

  • Life Skills 101- We Need Our Kids Learning These Now

    Life Skills 101- We Need Our Kids Learning These Now

    Playing some form of organized sports is like a right of passage for many of us.  I grew up in a large family where every boy played football.  All of my brothers, and boy cousins played football at some point in their life.  Most of my girl cousins played basketball and softball in school, but […]

  • Romans 5:3-5: Are You A Quitter or Overcomer

    Romans 5:3-5: Are You A Quitter or Overcomer

    I am going on record to state that I began this blog to talk about faith, family and how God can enable us to live a better life.  I have been a Christian since my early teenage years and like many have strayed at times, got real close at times, been part time, went to […]

  • Life Lessons From Sports

    Life Lessons From Sports

    Playing some form of organized sports is like a right of passage for many of us.  I grew up in a large family where every boy played football.  All of my brothers, and boy cousins played football at some point in their life.  Most of my girl cousins played basketball and softball in school, but […]

  • Faith, Family and Friends- Life Lessons From Fishing With My Dad

    Faith, Family and Friends- Life Lessons From Fishing With My Dad

    Growing up my dad and brothers loved to go fishing. We would gather up a bunch of worms, get a few cans of corn, load up a bunch of fishing poles and go to a creek, a pond, the beach or anywhere we could wet a hook. We did it for sport and rarely ever […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Shot Three Times

    Spirit Chronicles: Shot Three Times

    Last night I dreamed that I was in a classroom and I was surrounded by students of all ages. As I was starting class a guy walked in and told everyone to sit down and shut up. I recognized that the guy was holding a small caliber pistol and he was very nervous. I told […]

  • Americana: Football, Family, Friends and Faith

    Americana: Football, Family, Friends and Faith

    Three of my favorite things in the world are football, family and faith. If I was to sort them properly it would really be Faith, Family, Friends and Football. All four of these things have been part of my life since I was a small child playing ball in the back yard trying to tackle […]

  • Uncle Ronnie (Ron Jon)

    Uncle Ronnie (Ron Jon)

    Today I went to the funeral service of my Uncle Ronnie. He lived a long life and recently lost his battle with sickness and moved on to glory with God. As the service unfolded and people began to witness about him it made me think about the kind of man he was. I heard people […]

  • Losing My Hero, My Dad

    Losing My Hero, My Dad

    I was coaching at my old high school in 2009 and in the middle of the season I suddenly lost my dad. My dad was a 30 year retired police officer who also served over 30 years volunteering at the local high school as president, vice president and secretary of the boosters club.  My mom […]