Archive for the ‘Sports Stories’ Category

What Of Titles?

Print or EmailTheDisicpleMD Yesterday was Thanksgiving. I have many wonderful memories of this holiday. Family, food and friends. I have great memories of playing football games on Thanksgiving Day. The memories go back as far as I can remember. Several years ago I played with my ward family and felt those same warm feelings come back. […]

Stay Seated!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The Baltimore Washington Area has a rich history of professional sports. It also has a history of breaking fans’ hearts when owners have decided to leave town with our teams. The Colts were taken from us and, two times, the Senators left town for greener pastures. My teenage brother and some of […]

A Drink of Ice Tea In the Summer of “66”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot, muggy Maryland August afternoon in 1966 when my friends and I, all about 10 years old, got together at the Wieneke’s “ballpark” to play baseball. All the regulars were there, Rich, Dave, Darrel, Harold, Chip, Brian and many others. We had been playing for a number of hours […]

Surviving the Grind of Life!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win […]

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