February 12, 2018

Recently, I began recruiting student-athletes from area schools to appear in a WON80 video based on the short story "Dear Fans". An open invitation was sent out via Facebook gauging the interest of kids from the conference my school is in. I was pleasantly surprised by...

January 17, 2018

"I'm in a hurry to get things done.
I rush and rush until life's no fun.

All I really gotta do is live and die.

I'm in a hurry, but don't know why."
 - Alabama

Being human is exhausting. We seem to always be rushing around from one task or activity to the next, seldom sl...

December 18, 2017

Due to our incredibly busy lifestyles and the hustle and bustle of the holidays, many of us feel exhausted – both physically and emotionally. We are drained! When reaching this state of fatigue, it can become a challenge to find the motivation for after work activities...

December 9, 2017

Last night, I attended a high school boys basketball game at my school. It was the conference opener between two teams predicted by many to finish in the top half of the standings. As expected, it was an intense contest that was decided by one point only after the losi...

December 4, 2017

I've heard from a number of people that my stance on yelling from the stands is an over reaction and that I should learn to lighten up - yelling at officials and coaches is part of the game. Here are a few of the reasons that I have a difficult time accepting this reac...

November 30, 2017

While most people think of sportsmanship as a participant's behavior during competition, my definition is much broader. To me sportsmanship is our behavior as players, coaches, and spectators before, during, and after competition. It is a lifestyle choice that matters...

November 22, 2017

The WON80 name is very symbolic to me for two distinct reasons. First, I feel that as a society, our sense of positive sportsmanship and fair play has eroded to the point where they are scarcely evident anymore. 180 degrees represents a complete change of direction, wh...

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