Jack Named to USA Football U15 Team


In early June, Jack tried out for the USA Football U15 national team. USA Football held six regional trials around the country to select about 130 players for the U15 team.

The trials were two days of competition, including individual drills, 1-on-1 situations and 7-on-7 competitions. The players received evaluations at the end …

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Jack Pins Malvern, Chestnut Hill Wresters


Here are a couple of videos that Kevin has shot of Jack’s wrestling matches when I wasn’t able to be there. The first  is video of Jack’s wrestling match — Germantown Academy v Malvern Prep on 05 Jan 2012.

Jack is the wrestler with the red ankle band and red …

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GA Beats Malvern in 1st Game of the Year



Jack’s middle school football team won their first game of the year! The GA Middle School varsity beat Malvern Prep 13-0. Jack started at fullback and middle linebacker.

The team seemed a bit rusty in the first half, but played much, much better in the late part of the …

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FBU Top Gun 2011; Jack is Officially a Star


(Link for photos is at the bottom of the post.)

We survived Top Gun camp. Or, Kevin and I just survived — Jack excelled. This was his second year to earn an invitation to Football University‘s Top Gun camp. Technically, you’re supposed to have completed sixth grade, but …

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2010 Lions: A Season to Remember


Watch this. Over and over and over. Thank you, Dana.

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NHS Lions Advance in Pop Warner Regional Playoffs


Jack’s team beat the previously undefeated Dexter Lions 31-21 in the first round of the Pop Warner Eastern Regional Playoffs, so they’ll play again next week.

Jack (#22) scored a touchdown.

The day before the game, most of the players traveled to Syracuse to watch The Orange play …

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Congratulations Jack!!

The awards are rolling in this year for Jack …

  • He got picked to go to FBU football camp.
  • He was  selected as one of the roughly 80 6th graders in the U.S. to go to Top Gun camp (and he was really only a 5th grader).
  • He

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GA Beats Malvern; Jack Has a Phenomenal Game


Jack had a great game today as Germantown Academy Middle School JV beat the Malvern Prep team 14-0.

Jack had a touchdown, an interception, a couple long, long runs and about a zillion tackles for loss.

Although they have only played a couple of games and haven’t been able to …

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Germantown MS JV Beats Episcopal


The Germantown Academy Middle School JV football team played their first home game and the new field was good luck — they got their first win.

Photos from the game are here.…

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PeeWee Lions 7-0, Play Tomorrow for Playoff Berth


From the creative genius of Dana Lasher, I present a tribute to the 2010 New Hope-Solebury PeeWee Lions:

Go Lions! Game is 12:00 tomorrow at Laurel Field.…

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1st Germantown Academy Fooball Game


Jack’s football career at Germantown Academy has begun. Unfortunately, the Patriots lost to Haverford, but Jack played a great game.

See photos from the game here.…

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Solebury Wrestling Registration


Registration for Solebury Wrestling has opened. The online link to register is here.

Jack and Owen have been wrestling since they were four or five.  I know it’s not their favorite sport. But someday, I hope they realize how much they have gained and how many doors have been …

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Jack Scores TD, Dominates on “D”; Team at 3-0

Jack Scores v Pennridge

Jack ran away from everyone and scored his first touchdown of the season. It was a beautiful run — around the end, then accelerate — for about 60+ yards.

He continues to dominate on defense — I think he spends more time in the other team’s offensive backfield than he …

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First Day of School 2010: They’re Outta Here!


FINALLY, the first day of school.

(This is posted late, because Molly, Spartan and I had a long nap to celebrate no one else being in the house.)…

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Jack (6th grade), Owen (4th grade), Fiona (K)

Officially “Husband” & “Wife” — Liz & Mike’s Wedding


Wonderful wedding. Beautiful location. Fabulous people. Full write-up later. For now, click here to see the photos.…

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