Tag Archives: competition

  1. BCS MATH FOR BEAVER NATION

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    September 25, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    #13 Wisconsin + # 19 UCLA = #18 OSU Oregon State visited Pasadena for a Rose Bowl fitting. They didn’t …
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  2. Coaching Classroom

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    September 19, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Where Champions Are Made

    THE LAST WORD The exchange between coach and team is prime ground for misunderstanding, misinterpretation, and mistakes. You might call …
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  3. Football Flashback…And Forth

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    September 11, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Friday night the Aloha Warriors unleashed their lightning bolt in Tigard. 384 yards and three touchdowns later, Thomas Tyner played …
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  4. The Phantom’s Road From Autzen

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    September 5, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    or, MATT MILLEN’S OREGON TRAIL The curtains parted for the 2012 Ducks on their operatic home stage while phantoms of …
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  5. THE SPORTS LIFESTYLE

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    August 15, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    YOU KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT Coming down from the London Olympics is like the day after the Super …
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  6. OLYMPIC MIMICS

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    August 13, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    CLOSING CEREMONIES NO PLACE FOR COVER BANDS OR SPORTS CHEATS At the end of the day (a quite English saying …
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  7. ARE AMERICAN OLYMPIANS TOO GOOD?

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    August 9, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    ARE CHINESE OLYMPIANS BETTER? CHECK THE MEDAL COUNT The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat looks the same …
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  8. The Ultimate Ultra Enduro

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    August 6, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    RACING YOUR WIFE TO A SHARED GOAL Allow me a moment to share with you my deepest respect for the …
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  9. SIR MICHAEL PHELPS, YOUR CARRIAGE AWAITS YOU

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    August 2, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Gargoyle

    It’s fair to say the American medal magnet collected a sack full by conquering water the way England sacked the …
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  10. The Tough Mudder Reviewed By A Fodder

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    July 11, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Tough Mudder adventure racers show up like zoo live stock after the gates were left open. It’s a migration pushed …
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  11. Why I Love Sports, And You Should Too

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    June 29, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This sports moment brought to you by the memoir, Memoir Of The 3Gs, available soon. Outside the degenerate gambler, sports …
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  12. Oregon State Races The World, And Wins

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    June 20, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    What are the hallmarks of a champion once you get past the trophy? Blink past the glare of the gold …
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  13. Yard Wrestler Confession

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    June 11, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Every wrestler has been on the grass. There’s always someone who needs to give it a try when they find …
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  14. In Search Of: A Blazer GM

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    May 30, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    OR, WHAT A NICE OFFICE! Communities celebrate each anniversary of their pro teams whether they’re on a championship level, or …
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  15. Make Mine A Micro…cosm, Chapter 2

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    May 20, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    COACHING Modern sports are an accumulation of rules and endurance. Every variation of movement that can be taught and repeated …
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  16. Fight Time, or Wrestling Time

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    May 2, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    You choose a sport, or the sport chooses you. Either way you’ll find out if it’s a good fit. After …
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  17. Olympic Tradition, A Zagunis Family Sampler

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    April 7, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Good Parenting Makes The Difference (also posted on oregonsportsnews.com) Children of great athletes often try their parents’ sport. Muhammad Ali’s …
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  18. The Sweat Sports Secret

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    April 4, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    After the game

    All Sports Take Sweat (also posted on oregonsportsnews.com) In terms of sweat, a Fowler Middle School rec team with an interim coach equals …
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  19. Rolling On A River

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    March 28, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Wrestling and Rowing, The Ancient Sports (originally posted on oregonsportsnews.com) Sports fans love a race. Land, sea, or air, it …
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  20. The Owner’s Box

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    March 5, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (as seen on oregonsportsnews.com) Al Davis gave his Raiders the only message they needed. Just Win. He turned it into …
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