UofM and Wisconsin Coaches Lose their Cool

On February 20, the Wisconsin Badgers hosted the Michigan Wolverines in a Big 10 battle. It ended up being a blowout win for Wisconsin. However, with 11 seconds remaining, Michigan still had a press on. Wisconsin coach Greg Gard called a timeout to help his subs break the press. Calling a timeout near the end of the game bothered UofM coach …

Eileen Gu: Traitor or Unifier?

Eileen Gu was born and raised in San Francisco. Her mother is originally from China, coming to America as a college student and never moving home to China. Eileen’s father is an American. Eileen also lived about 25% of her time in China (summer vacations and holidays). She speaks fluent English and Chinese. Eileen was introduced to skiing at Lake …

“All In”

Skip Bertman is a retired college baseball coach. He led the LSU Tigers to 5 national championships. He knows a few things about building a championship culture. In 1990, he used a stack of 25 nickels to teach his players an important lesson of being “all in.” The same lesson applies today. Lesson Taught: If even one teammate is “bent …

NFL Player Steps in as Pseudo Dad at Daddy-Daughter Dance

Audrey Soape is an 11-year-old middle school student living in Austin, Texas.  Last year, she lost her father and grandfather, which was understandably traumatic for Audrey. What made it even more difficult was the upcoming daddy-daughter dance at her middle school. It was another reminder that her father could not be there for her. Audrey’s mother understood the gravity of …

Gold Glove Winner Harrison Bader Pinch Hits as a Substitute Teacher

If you haven’t been paying attention, the Omicron strain of the Covid virus is spreading everywhere. Many people are getting this virus, including teachers. So, it was not a surprise when a massive amount of teachers in the St. Louis School District began calling in sick. The district needed substitute teachers in droves. This story became a headline story on …

The Walk On Beats the 5-Star: A Classic Underdog Story

The quarterback for Alabama is the classic 5-star recruit. Bryce Young was ranked the best quarterback in the country as a high school senior. He was on everybody’s dream team and he broke all the records. He was the quarterback selected to be placed on the Sports Illustrated All-American team. He was the Gatorade Player of the Year. He was …