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Balancing the scoreboard and a winning attitude

 

November 10, 2017



Sometimes a game is decided by one miscue following a night of exceptional play.

That one missed pass, net serve or field goal that deflected off of the goal posts decided who is a step closer to the big show and who is turning in their uniforms the next day.

The story doesn’t stop there, however. Too often players and fans alike leave the definition of success with the scoreboard.

“A W is a W,” many will say when their favorite team wins.

But we need to remember the coaches, notably high school, who encourage their athletes to “leave it all on the field.” It is a reference used...



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