Rudy Ruettiger of Notre Dame fame and the movie “Rudy” to speak at our School — Why would he visit us? Read the story below to find out! A trip to the University of Notre Dame became a annual event after the 2001 homeroom of 201 did it in grand …Read More »
It was the Christmas season, and everyone at school was in a sharing and giving mood. The school was running a clothing drive to benefit a school in South Africa. The project was organized by a longtime friend and fellow teacher. Each homeroom was asked to bring clothing from home …Read More »
By Jack Bottinger, retired football coach and teacher of 38 years It was the change of class one winter day in 1996, and a group of school administrators were gathered in the hall having a chat. I was on my way to the copying room and heard Dennis Foreman, the …Read More »
"Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. " -- Vince Lombardi
"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." -- Vince Lombardi
"Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price." -- Vince Lombardi
-- By Frank Reich
As I warmed up my car on a cold Buffalo morning, I readied myself for a drive to Rich Stadium where I was to start my first NFL playoff game. This particular day, January 3, 1993, we were playing the Houston Oilers in an AFC wildcard game.Read More »
You Can’t Be Hatin’ on This! Dear Friends… I heard the news Monday morning that Tim Tebow had taken someone special with him to the The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards ceremony held Thursday night in Orlando, Florida. Didn’t think too much about it. As a matter of fact, …Read More »
A True Story by Chris
My first wife used to cover me with red lipstick kisses before we made love. I must admit, it really turned me on. I would watch her applying it while standing in front of a mirror. After finishing, she would turn to me and begin kissing me all over my face and neck.
One night we had a terrible argument after having too much to drink at a party. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but she had bruised my male ego.
— Author unknown Carl Joseph was born without a left leg. Raised in poverty in a single mom household, he grew up in north Flordia on a tobacco farm, the fourth of 10 children. Faced with obstacles most of us can only imagine, Carl didn’t let himself be discouraged. Sports …Read More »
"At Georgia Southern, we don't cheat. That costs money and we don't have any." -- Erk Russell / Georgia Southern.
"Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal. Nevertheless, Beat Texas." -- Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the 1969 game.
"After you retire, there's only one big event left... and I ain't ready for that." -- Bobby Bowden / Florida State
-- By Bobby DoddÔÇ¿
Football is one of our great American games. It is the duty and responsibility of each of us to see that it is kept in its proper perspective, and that it is protected. We should see that it is used to attain the objectives that mean so much to our way of life.
We feel that the spectator can be most influential and instrumental in helping to achieve these objectives, if he will develop the right attitudes. May we suggest a few?Read More »