Best spot to see a ballgame

My little league pitching career came to a screeching halt when, at 12 years old, I could no longer find the strike zone.  Fortunately for my team, we had other arms to take my place, and I settled in behind home plate.  I relished being a catcher, and from their...

A friendly rivalry (of sorts)

The first year my daughter was on the roster of a tournament team, she was 9 years old and only saw garbage time on a team that won just 1 or 2 games all summer.  My friend Mike’s daughter had a similar experience on that same team, our girls represented the...

Padres sweep through playoffs

Eric completed his first season of Juniors in NOLL SOLL baseball, the next level up from Majors where games are played on a larger diamond.  It is truly an understatement that the season had its ups and downs, the second game of the year saw one of our impactful...

NCS Champs 2010

CPS softball played incredibly well this year, last night they were crowned NCS Division V champions, and deservedly so. The team played a total of 21 games since February, each a victory.  Some games were hard-fought, others blowouts, but in NCS play they ran the...

wire to wire

The 2010 CPS softball team accomplished a lot this year.  You don’t always believe the preseason predictions, but in this case, those who made them had an inkling. And so it goes from year to year, certain teams are loaded with talented seniors, the next year...

paddles UP people!

As long as my shoulder stays healthy, I paddle with the Oakland Renegades Dragon Boat team twice a week on Lake Merritt.  Pretty good stuff, check it out: oaklandrenegades.org