Category: Sports

Triumphs of the Human Spirit

My wife and I watched a wonderful movie tonight, The Greatest Game Ever Played. We are both suckers for a movie about an underdog who makes good, especially when it is true story. This movie, whose climax happens in 1913, tells the unlikely story of Francis Ouimet, a former caddy at the country club located…

Opening Day And The End Of March Madness

Baseball has begun, so Spring is here. Today my Orioles won their opener against Oakland, 4-0, a team that swept them last year.                                  Baltimore Sun March Madness came to a close when a powerful North Carolina team beat a scrappy and never-say-die Illinois team. Congratulations to Roy Williams on his first championship after so many…

Red Sox Heaven

Red Sox 3 St. Louis 0. Rex Sox win series 4-0. Congratulations to the 2004 World Series winning Red Sox. Thank you Curt Shilling for your sterling Christian witness. Thank you Boston for winning eight post season games in a row while never trailing during the series and giving us one of the greatest runs…

Family And Baseball

This weekend marks the end of the regular baseball season and we are off the see the Orioles play the Red Sox. It is a combined family/church outing so I am looking forward to a relaxing evening (win or lose) with wife, daughter, and Christian friends. Baseball is slow enough to allow conversation without losing…