How To Be a Great Teammate

How To Be a Great Teammate

I think it’s important for all players to remember that basketball is a team sport and not an individual sport.  I can remember watching the movie Hurricane Season, which is about a high school basketball team in Louisiana that is dealing with the aftermath of...
What if I Want To Quit a Sport?

What if I Want To Quit a Sport?

Sports are a great way to be part of a team, stay in shape, and have fun. But you might find yourself wanting to quit a sport. This can happen for different reasons, such as: Some of the excitement that you had for the sport is gone. You’re having a problem with...
How Basketball Helped Me in my Life

How Basketball Helped Me in my Life

One of the most common questions that are asked of basketball players is “Where did you play?”.  Well for me my answer is simple…nowhere. Basketball has always been the game I loved, however I did not do the things necessary when I was a kid to be able to play in...
Five Reasons For Girls To Play Sports

Five Reasons For Girls To Play Sports

We all know that regular physical exercise is good for a girl’s body, mind, and spirit. But you can get your daily dose of endorphins from a jog around the block. So why play sports? The Women’s Sports Foundation has discovered that sports offer some extra...
Flying Keeps you Humble

Flying Keeps you Humble

I’m pretty sure that I travel enough to qualify me for frequent flyer status.  Flying can be quite stressful if you’re not careful and you can learn a lot of life lessons in airports if you look for them.  Emotional composure is definitely one of them and when I’m...
Qualities of a Champion

Qualities of a Champion

Respect In order to get respect, you must first give respect. By respecting yourself and those around you, you will earn the respect of others. Courage True courage is not fearlessness, but overcoming fear. Courage is being able to stand for what you know is right....