Strong Recommendation to Check out AJG Tennis

AJG Tennis is a website I recently came across at the recommendation of a recent email.  Alex Gornet played tennis for the University of Louisville and Saint Xavier High School and is currently plugging away on the pro-tour.  AJG Tennis gives a first-hand account of a player seeking to make it as a pro on the…

My Worst Ever NCAA Bracket

 I watched 4 NCAA basketball games this season.  I always pick Kentucky to win the NCAA title if they are in the field as I don’t want to feel conflicted about possible money to be won if my favorite team were to lose.  Beyond 25 cents at a cake booth, I don’t really gamble so…

Site Under Construction

I am looking for ways to feature more content that will stay on the front page longer while also having new posts available. I am working with WordPress to figure out the best ways to fully display previous photos.  I do like being able to feature up to 6 pieces along with a chronological grouping…

See Ya Later Alligator … Lacoste Makes a Change to its Iconic Crocodile for a Good Cause

Some Related Link – https://www.worldwildlife.org/ and Cuban Crocodile information I love trying to improve our ecology.  Crocodiles are some of my favorite animals though.  I will send Lacoste a message urging them to add the Cuban Crocodile and make it 11 endangered animals. I’d even settle for a Chinese Alligator. More on Endangered Crocodiles including the Critically Endangered…

Thoughts on the 2018 Kentucky Duals

Saint X won 2 matches at a weather truncated Kentucky Duals tennis event today. St. X beat Owensboro Catholic 9-0 & Covington Catholic 7-2. A lot of great tennis played by all 3 schools. — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) March 11, 2018 The Kentucky Duals is an annual event that brings together 8 of the top high…

Imperfectly Perfect – Part 4: Unexpected Champions

We entered our eighth match facing a school that had a lot of good athletes as well as 4 really strong players.  If we were playing them 1-14, I would have felt good, but we were playing our top 7 versus their top 7.  This was going to be a coin flip of a dual…

Imperfectly Perfect – Part 3: Seventh Heaven

I approached my second season as head coach with guarded optimism that we could finish with a winning record.  We returned every player from our 5-7 team.  We also had a good amount of interest from 9th and 10th-grade players who had not been on the team last year.  I subbed for a class in…