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SportsEvents On The Trail of Adventures:  Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

  By Marcia Bradford Ice Climbing? Really? When I decided to travel around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during July, I knew I’d see lots of people being active outdoors. After all, the summers are so short here. I was not disappointed. … Continue reading

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Maintaining Leadership & Inspiring Dreams

By Jessica Pogue, Student-Athlete, Greensboro College Leadership is the ability to inspire confidence and support among the people who are needed to achieve organizational goals. A leader with good values is visionary, inspiring, innovative, and passionate. Leadership is important, and … Continue reading

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Just As In Real Estate, Location Matters For Sports Events

By Bruce Knittle Organizing a sports tournament? Perhaps the most important decision for sports event planners is location. By selecting an appropriate location, the chances for a successful outcome are considerably increased. Below are a few suggestions to help facilitate the … Continue reading

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You Gotta Know When—And How—To Fold ’Em!

By Paul Peavy Sometimes ya’ just gotta know when to fold ‘em. I help run The Mac Crutchfield Foundation, which provides college swim scholarships and donates to Special Olympics. The foundation was organizing a new and exciting fun run, but … Continue reading

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What’s The Parent’s Role At A Sports Event? To Be A Parent!

By Paul Peavy, MS, LMHC I have great news. I have discovered what a parent’s job is at an athletic event. It is…wait for it…TO BE A PARENT! Yep. Your child already has a coach—or three or four. Your child … Continue reading

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Granny’s Gone Wild!

By Paul Peavy Well, it finally happened. Crazy, mad granny pushed a swim meet official into the pool for disqualifying her granddaughter because her granddaughter broke a rule. It looked a little like this… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHXNkUquL5o#t=1198 While this was a classic … Continue reading

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