Category Archives: Tales from the hockey field

Three teams on the field

It’s been a while since I talked about hockey here in the blog. I was reminded of this a week ago when I attended the USA National Field Hockey Festival in West Palm Beach in Florida. Festival, to use it’s … Continue reading

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Leave it on the field

The advice that is often given to players, coaches and umpires is “leave it on the field” when it comes to the little fractious and contentious moments in the game. This weekend I had the distinct honor to umpire in … Continue reading

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Democrazy

Henry Martyn Robert was an engineer in the US Army. He was asked to chair a meeting a Baptist church and made quite a mess of it. He vowed to learn everything he could about parliamentary procedure. And he published … Continue reading

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Wear your Poppy with pride

Around this time of year you see bright red poppies sprouting in lapels around the world. They symbolize the poppies that grew on the fields of Flanders after the guns fell silent at the end of World War One. We … Continue reading

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Hear what you want to hear #2

Monday August 30th – Miami of OH 4 (2) @ UC Davis 2 (1) – with Mike Wagner Coming from an 8:0 defeat of University of the Pacific on Saturday Miami were in good form. UC Davis were not expected … Continue reading

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Hear what you want to hear

Friday August 27th – Maimi of OH 4 (1) @ UC Berkeley 3 (2) – with Luci Lagrimas I should also call this see what you want to see. So the game was great with Cal going down 1:0 early … Continue reading

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It has to be a stroke!

Saturday August 21st 2010 – UC Davis 2 (1) @ U of Pacific 1 (1) – with Mike Wagner My opening game of the 2010 college season has me driving to Stockton for a scrimmage between UC Davis and University … Continue reading

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