Sportsmanship on Display at X-Country Meet

At a cross-country meet in Wisconsin earlier this season, something unusual happened. With about a half-mile left in the race, Seppi Camilli, a runner from Marquette (MI) High School, made a bold move and broke free from several competitors from Stevens Point High School. With just the ‘straight-away’ left, he found himself alone in second place. However, with about 15 …

Let’s Start the Year with a Little Kindness

Belle Lindsley, is a senior volleyball player from Ellsworth High School. Recently she had some serious medical issues. She cannot play her senior year because of a brain bleed she encountered before the season. This week, their opponent, Republic County, gave Belle flowers to show their respect and support of all that she’s been through. The card on the flowers …

Welcome Sports Blog – 2023

This is the first blog post of the 2022 school year. Typically, this is about a current event related to sports, but today I just want to hear from you.  I also want to introduce you to this program – an app-based program we call the Student Athlete Program.  This program is designed to improve the character, sportsmanship and leadership of …

A Strong Mindset Is Never Defeated

I saw this 19-second video the other day and it inspired me.  I hope it inspires you too.  You never know what you can accomplish if you just get back up. Life will teach you this lesson over and over again. It’s not just a lesson for sports. It’s a life lesson. Thoughts?

Saban on Honesty

Nick Saban, head football coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide, addressed his team during spring practice and delivered one of his “truth-bombs.” If you’re an average player, you want to be left alone because you want to slide by. If you’re a good player, you want to be coached. If you’re a great player, you want you coach to tell …

“Kindness is My Passion”

Thirteen years ago, Malachi Coleman and his little sister were abandoned by their mother. The siblings immediately went into the foster care system. Malachi claimed this was a miserable experience fraught with abuse and poor care. A few years later, the Coleman’s decided to adopt Malachi and his sister. The Coleman’s provided a loving home and a way for the …