Random thoughts

  This past week was a tough week for my wife and me.  On 1 December, my wife’s Aunt Barbara passed away. She 86 years old. Two days previous, 29 November, my Aunt Jeanette passed. She was 81 years young. The ladies were exceptional women who left us with many …

Thanksgiving Blog Potpourri

Today is blog day for Thanksgiving week. I selected Monday as the day to update everyone on the Pipeline 2008 Boys Red team. This week they spent the weekend without a game for the first time in several weeks. Thereby, leaving me without an easy topic to relate. The boys …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red at the Columbia Fall Classic

The Pipeline 2008 Boys played three games this weekend at the Columbia Fall Classic. The boys faced quality competition under adverse weather. When the tournament ended, Pipeline had lost one game and tied two. The weekend weather was the coldest since last spring. The temperature at 7 am on Saturday …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red vs. OBGC Red

The game against Olney Boys and Girls Club (OBGC) Red was the last game in the fall Central Maryland Small Sided League (CMSSL) season. The Pipeline team was 4-3 entering the game. They won the game to finish the season 5-3. This game quickly went in Pipeline’s favor. OBGC Red …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red vs. BSC Green

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red trekked to Muldoon’s Farm to play Bethesda Soccer Club (BSC) Green team. The two teams tied in the league standings at four wins – two losses. Muldoon’s Farm is home turf for Bethesda SC. The fields are well-kept and a pleasure to play on. If not …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red vs Coppermine Bulls

This week was not a good one for Pipeline 2008 Boys Red. The team ended up on the wrong side of the score in the game against Coppermine Bulls. The game began with each team swapping possessions for the first few minutes. Pipeline’s opponent scored first with a hard shot …

PIPELINE 2008 Boys Red vs FSC

Saturday’s game was Pipeline 2008 Boys Red against the Frederick Soccer Club (FSC). The game played on the FSC field. The weather cooperated today. The rain lasted through the drive to the game but passed before everyone arrived. Though not suffering rain, the boys did contend with the slick playing …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red at SAC Columbus Day Tournament

The SAC Columbus Day Tournament ended with PIPELINE SC RED (MD) in the finals against MARYLAND RUSH MONTGOMERY LIONS 08B (MD). The route to the finals started with a game at 8 am Saturday against CARROLL MANOR FORCE (MD). Pipeline took an early lead but was not able to hold …

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 …