This is Richard Harris bringing a new section to the blog. Last night while attending a 9-10 Girl’s Basketball Championship game, I was inspired to start this section to the blog entitled “Teachable Moments”.
In “Teachable Moments”, I will share observations I’ve made while watching different youth sport events. I hope you enjoy
The Final Minute
Several things happened within this game, in fact it might have been the most exciting 9-6 game I’ve seen.
The last minute is where all the excitement happened. There were a lot of shots that rimmed in and out and the fans were on the edge of their seats.
Team 1 was losing by 1 point and took the lead with 37 seconds remaining. This was followed by a lot of fouls and missed free throws. Then it happened…
Posted by Richard on March 6, 2013
Write down all of your little victories throughout the day.
My favorite sport is baseball which is a sport that has been described by many as a game of failure. The greatest hitters of all time are successful only 3 out of 10 times. According to Baseball-Reference.com, 359 out of 360 teams have lost more than 30% of their games. That definitely could have one think that there’s a lot of losing involved.
However, I believe baseball like life is full of little victories. We won’t get a hit every time or win every game, but we can definitely learn from each time at the plate and game that is played. Be thankful for each opportunity to participate and do your part and strive to do better with each opportunity. That is how we appreciate the little victories. (more…)
Posted by Richard on April 2, 2012