The AHL season has officially started. My daughter and I were in attendance as the Binghamton Senators started their tenth season and their first defense of a championship. Because the team and its management really wanted to celebrate the Calder Cup championship of last season, there was a block party prior to the Arena opening.… Continue reading Drop the Puck!
As a tribute to the 2011 Calder Cup champions – the hometown Binghamton Senators – I am posting some photos taken while waiting on the bus to return the players from their winning game. Tonight the banner goes up and these will all be in the past and a new season will being.
The calendar has once again turned to October. Good news! My fall marathon is over. Better news!! The temperature is going to warm up a bit. Best news!!! October is the start of hockey season!!! On my recent trip to Pittsburgh for my daughter’s college graduation, we had the chance to visit the Consol… Continue reading October Means One Thing
While I have been told that I am too trusting by many people, I find myself being a skeptic here in the last day or two of the 2011 Tour de France. As almost anyone knows – even those who do not follow the sport of cycling, doping allegations and proven cases have been rampant in the… Continue reading Skeptic at Heart
Sitting on a school board in New York State, I know that concussions in youth sports are a hot topic at present. Legislation has been introduced into the legislature that will detail how a student will rehabilitate from a concussion, including believing a concussion to be present whether diagnosed or not. This legislation, which could… Continue reading Concussions
For those of you who do not know, I love hockey. I have managed, along with going to a college that has two ice rinks and only approximately 2,500 students, to pass this love onto my oldest daughter. Last night, as I stood to clap for the home team as they made the playoffs for… Continue reading Hockey
The week leading up to Homecoming at our local high school – and throughout the district – is called Spirit Week. Yesterday kicked off the start of Spirit Week 2010 with the annual reversal game. The girls – juniors versus seniors – play flag football while the boys are cheerleaders. This year there were two… Continue reading Spirit Week
I admit it. I am a sports fanatic. The unfortunate truth is I do not necessarily like the average sports that most Americans spend hours watching. I do like college football and admit to watching a pro game here and there but I could really care less. On the other hand, I will plan my… Continue reading Sports Fanatic
I have written about collegiate sports on many occasions. This particular occasion comes to you via an ad that the NCAA is running during the current basketball tournament. I have to write about something having to do with the Madness and my bracket is not the thing as it is dismal after two days of… Continue reading NCAA Sports
Last December I wrote about my first 5K. Last October about how I had gone from just running for myself to wanting to become a runner. As you read this, I will be getting to the start line of my first half marathon. I say first because it is and because I am already registered… Continue reading My First