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Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 06:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
CowDung July 23, 2014 at 09:20 am
sportsnut: Seems like a perfect opportunity for you to get involved in coaching... If nothingRead More else, becoming a coach will give you a voice in the league to lobby for equal playing time for all kids, and rotation of positions--particularly at the lower levels.
Marcia Countryman May 28, 2013 at 07:53 pm
Congratulations, Andrew!! What an opportunity. I hope you enjoy golf for many years to come.
Julie walkoff May 29, 2013 at 01:14 am
What a great opportunity! We know you were thrilled to be there! Nice way to start the summer!!
Kristi New Locke May 29, 2013 at 11:55 pm
Andrew--Moving up in the world! What an awesome experience! Enjoy your Summer and best of luck toRead More you at Mizzou! From the Lockes.
Melinda Marquart February 8, 2013 at 04:04 pm
I was watching the Indiana-Illinois game last night for two reasons. My son goes to Indiana and hisRead More friend, Tyler Griffey, plays for Illinois. Although Illinois knocked Indiana out of first place, we are SO happy that Tyler is the one who made it happen. Congrats, Tyler!
Kurt Greenbaum February 8, 2013 at 05:02 pm
Well, I'm an Illini graduate myself and I was thrilled to read about it — although I didn'tRead More get a chance to watch the game. The poor Illini have been so dismal this season after a great start. Thanks for commenting, Melinda.
Jack Lusk February 8, 2013 at 06:21 pm
I am an Illinois grad and watched the game. For a team that is at the bottom of the Big Ten to hangRead More in and scrap against #1 ranked Indiana was terrific, Congratulations to Tyler on the final play. When it was tied I screamed, when he broke for the basket with the winning score I shot out of my chair, One of the best finishes I can remember! GO ILLINI
fred bailey February 3, 2013 at 12:17 pm
I am obviously a Packers fan and after watching Colin kaepernick eat up the Green Bay defense I haveRead More to go with the Fourty Niners. But both teams deserve to be here.I think it should be a good game to watch. BRING IT ON.
Julie Brown Patton February 3, 2013 at 12:24 pm
Yes, hard for us Packer fans...
Red the ultimate ice hockey player February 4, 2013 at 01:00 am
RAVENS!!! RAVENS!!! RAVENS!!! Why because they rock!! P. S. I'm not just saying this I really doRead More believe in them!! P.P. S. my favorite team is the Seattle Seahawks. This is just my backup team is they loose!! Which sadly they did!!
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