Football & Basketball: January is filled with Seahawks and girls’ basketball, this year the latter ramped up as both Gia and Ava play on my Sno-King team, plus each have another team that plays tournaments. And Kaya plays, too. One weekend each girl had a league game, plus Ava and Gia had tournaments with minimums of four games. That’s 11 games. One game overlapped with the Seahawks/Vikings playoff game.
Your Daughter or Seahawks? When I told my wife I wanted to miss Ava’s tournament game and watch the Hawks, my wife presented me with this question. Of course, I’d choose my daughter a million-fold. But between one of my daughter’s 30+ games, or playoff football? That’s easy.
Chick ‘n’ Roll: This is my third year as a girls basketball coach, as I detailed previously in Female Superiority, Girls Basketball Style. I’ve been corrected a gazillion times when I use “man,” and have gotten into the habit of saying “let’s play girl-to-girl defense” and “cover your girl.” So, when I try to teach them a screen, or a pick ‘n’ roll, guess what they want me to call it? Chick ‘n’ roll. Sorry, I won’t do it, I’m stickin’ with “pick.”
One response to “Chick ‘n’ Roll”
Hey, tough choice. Assuming you watched the playoff game, did you wonder if you could have traveled back in time and changed the choice? Scott