"In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best." —Eric Liddell
|Gonzaga High School in Washington, DC sent this poster to the students at St. Jo3's Prep in Philadelphia.|
Ryan Gillyard '18 died during Spring Football practice. He was 15 years old.
“Our Catholic schools would not have school athletic programs if we did not believe that they provide a special opportunity to teach values to our young men and women. The late John Paul II noted, “while playing sports, Christians…find help in developing the cardinal virtues- fortitude, temperance, prudence and justice.” —Play Like a Champion Today
|Summer is a good time to catch up on my Netflix queue. Thanks to three students who learned about the state of baseball in the Dominican Republic in their Spanish 3 course, I learned a little bit more about MLB's farm system there and the movie "Ballplayer: Pelotero."|
"Under a sportsmanship model, healthy competition is seen as a means of cultivating personal honor, virtue, and character." —What Role Does Ethics Play In Sports?
|A very provocative presentation. I have no easy answer to this one....|
|In my class' NCAA Tourney Pool, half of the proceeds went to Bo's "Give Me a Chance Foundation." The other half? to the winner!|
"I was always active - I went from baseball to football. I didn't have time to work out."
In spite of the fact Cathy is wearing a Dodgers beanie, sharing this story with my students brought true Easter Joy!
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