Pipeline 2008 Boys Red vs SPGH Tsunami

The team has been on a roll, winning the last two games. Would the streak continue against a quality team? First noticed was a difference between the previous two games and this one was the chilly temperature and a blustery breeze. The breeze took time off as the game started. …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red against Bethesda 2008 Black

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red’s game Saturday was against Bethesda Black. The game was a home game for Bethesda at Muldoon’s Farm.The farm has several fields marked for soccer. The field for this game seemed suitable for 9v9 games. Pipeline 2008 Boys Red play 7v7. The early arrivals helped set up …

Soccer weekend with Pipeline

Pipeline Soccer Club had a full schedule of games this weekend. Two games were of particular interest to me. The first involved Autumn, my granddaughter. The second had my team playing. My granddaughter, Elizabeth would have had a game but she went on vacation Sunday morning with her family. Autumn’s …

Pipeline at Scrimmage Fest 2017

The 2017 Scrimmage Fest was held 12 August. Multiple Pipeline Soccer Club girls’ soccer teams competed. The scrimmage fest provided the opportunity for a team to play against four other teams. Each game was 30 minutes. Two of my granddaughters were on teams. Autumn played for the Pipeline 2010 girls’ …

Am I a Writer?

I am not a writer if what many writing blog sites tell me is true. I would agree if I didn’t know better. The blogs tell me that a “real writer” writes every day or they suffer withdrawal. Writing is an addiction that must be fed constantly; writers never take …

Pipeline Soccer Club Spring Tryouts

It is the time of year when Pipeline Soccer Club (PSC) conducts its tryouts. Over the next two weeks, players will compete for places on teams that will play this fall. I have several interests in this year’s tryouts. Many of the boys I help coach, Pipeline 2008 Gold, will …

Pipeline at the 20th Annual Old Line State Classic

The Pipeline 2008 Boys Gold team competed in the 20th Annual Old Line State Classic in Jarrettsville, Maryland, 29-30 April 17. This was the first tournament of the year for this team. The first game was against TOWSON UNITED(HAMPTON). The boys had a slow start. Towson won 4-2. The first …

Amanda Post Spring Tournament

Pipeline Soccer Club 2008 Boys Gold competed in the Amanda Post March 2017 soccer tournament. The results were less than spectacular, one win two losses. But the win-loss does not reflect the growth in the boy’s technical skills or understanding of team play. The first opponent was the weather. We’ve …

Writer’s block, when it strikes

Writer’s block, the bane of every writer *so I have read* struck. All day, off and on, I struggled to find a topic for this week’s blog. I considered an update to Kiliane’s Rage. I am working the revision with the goal to send it to beta readers in July. …

Soccer and the Gym Floor

Soccer is a young person’s sport! A hard-learned fact, at least for me, is that I don’t heal as quickly as once did. Another hard-learned fact is that my body has more places to hurt than I remember. I assist my son-in-law, Brad, coaching soccer. He is the coach…I am …