Tag Archives: sport

  1. Boomer Team Mom Leads The Way

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    November 14, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    The cleave in the sports world breaks as clean as a perfectly cut diamond. On one side are sports without …
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  2. THE Winter Sport

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    October 17, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    When all the snow settles this winter, one sport will carry it’s athletes forward better than any other. Wrestling makes winners off the mat, and on.

  3. 3 Rules For Coaching From The Parking Lot

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    August 4, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    I saw it coming my way. The game was over and a dad from my team walked toward my car. …
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Basketball And The Wrestler

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    April 12, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    When Your Neighborhood Weight Room Has A Basketball Court (also seen on oregonsportsnews.com) Get choked? Take a punch in the …
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  7. Wrestling: How The CPR Of Sports Revives You

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    February 23, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Like no other. (originally posted on oregonsportsnews.com) How do you tell a story too hard for words? When it’s your story, …
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  8. Extra Mat Credit

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    February 14, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    REFOCUS ON SHOULDERS A couple of local wrestlers popped their shoulders, one just before the regional, the other a few …
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  9. Sport Boundaries

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    September 16, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Originally published on oregonsportsnews.com ARE YOU A SPORTS FAN?  One sports question comes up more often than it should. You’ve been at …
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  10. The Lonliest Number

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    March 9, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    And The Only One That Counts? Go to an NBA game with 20,000 fans. Or an NFL game with  70,000. …
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  11. Autzen With An O

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    January 8, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    The Boss sings Glory Days and I think of Autzen Stadium, though I had no glory there. When you play …
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  12. True Confessions Of A Wrestling Mom

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    November 8, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    When you date, or get married, you’re probably not thinking about kids right away.   If you are thinking about kids …
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  13. 7 Markers Of Global Wrestling Dominance

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    October 31, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The core of wrestling keeps other sports upright. Without wrestling, every competition would sag.  Who would watch the NBA without the …
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  14. Use It AND Lose It?

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    October 19, 2010 by David Gillaspie

     (When you talk about sports, start with wrestling and go from there.) Playing sports takes a toll on everyone.  Sometimes …
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  15. Better Answers Need Better Questions

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    September 21, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) What do you tell a wrestling parent who says he has a freshman son? “He’s real skinny and not very strong, …
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  16. Punching Bag Report

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    August 15, 2009 by David Gillaspie

      The city is never far away.  If something bad happens it’s always worse in the city.  At least it …
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