Sports & Recreation articles


Are You and Your Child Coachable?

Are You and Your Child Coachable?

BY TOM CURRY Colleges today may want to recruit a certain student athlete to fit into their program. But remember that the student and parent must be able to fit in with the program. The other day, we had an assistant college football coach in our athletic department recruiting one of our players. As I sat in and listened


Good News, Bad News

FROM THE COACH’S CORNER BY TOM CURRY Despite efforts to curb Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying, these issues still make their way to our headlines each season. What can you do to protect your child from such incidents? I have been in the coaching profession since I was 18 years old. Starting as a volunteer at

Special Olympics Narrows Health Gap Faced by People with Intellectual Disabilities

Thousands in nine countries received free health care through Healthy Communities initiative. Global campaign to expand to 100 Healthy Communities by 2025 announced. Washington, D.C. – 19 November 2014 – Special Olympics released data today outlining the results of its successful two-year old Healthy Communities initiative and announced that it will expand the program from


Linebacker Sacks Ewing’s Sarcoma

LIVING WITH A DISABILITY BY JERRY LEVINSON Because of his passion for the game of football, Herzlich passed on the surgery and began a grueling seven-month routine of chemo and radiation. Ewing’s Sarcoma (“ES”) is a very rare and highly aggressive form of bone cancer that forms from a certain kind of cell in bone


Sports and Friends…What Really Counts!

COACH’S CORNER BY TOM CURRY Winning is great and championships are always fun, but the friendships you take with you will remain, long after the last whistle blast is heard. I often think how lucky I have been in my life. I have a great family, a good job and some wonderful people I am