Ken Dryden said that the greatest lesson of sport is that most things go wrong; in fact, that they almost always go wrong.
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Many of the benefits of school activities accrue from the requirements of school activities. Raise the bar, raise the value. Lower the bar, lower the value.
It’s my experience that the most effective promotions speak for themselves. The most effective promotions promote the fundamentals of school sports, like scholarship and sportsmanship and safety.
There are good reasons that, in school sports, we attempt to restrain the hype and deflect attention from individual to team.
Depending on the study, we’re told that 80 to 90 percent of all youngsters who ever participate in organized youth sports have stopped doing so by the age of 13.
In 24 hours, I had been transformed from Jack Roberts to Coach Roberts. And it gave me a very special feeling.
A student involved in such an experience as this could not help but provide glue and grace to a student body.
Praise is often heaped upon the innovative person who thinks “outside the box.” But thinking “inside the box” is equally praiseworthy.
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