Women’s Football: A Game of Their Own

The five team captains in Gridiron West Women's League, with Rhyanna Edbrooke in the centre.(Supplied: Angelo Di Carlo) via www.abc.net.au
November 1, 2021

Over the long weekend, I came across a Sports Illustrated Daily Cover article, “How One Women’s Football Team Took Control Away From the Men” by Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo. As I was doing my research on women’s American Football, there’s a lot of history behind the effort to establish women’s American Football.


50 years of Coaching Excellence

Coach Dan Pfaff and Vincent Juico
September 28, 2021

As a former Math and Science teacher, Dan Pfaff dealt and taught an abundance of analysis, science, and critical thinking which carried over to almost 50 years of coaching in athletics, specifically track and field.


Rene Barrientos: The Filipino boxing ‘Champ’ who would not go down

Sports For All PH podcast (Sept. 11) with Mayor Oscar Moreno and Rene "Champ" Barrientos
September 14, 2021

I met one last Saturday and his name is Rene Barrientos. Around Cagayan de Oro City, he is known as Champ. Champ was one of my guests on my program, Sports For All, together with Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar “Oca” Moreno, former professional boxing promoter Carlo Almirante, one of Cagayan de Oro’s finest sports journalists, Mike Banos and, Rappler and Mindanao Gold Star Daily sportswriter, Lynde Salgados. We discussed Cagayan de Oro as a rising power in Philippine boxing, but that’s for another conversation.


Wami Biratu

running [Photo by Nicolas Hoizey on Unsplash]
August 17, 2021

Biratu is the grandfather of Ethiopian long-distance running, you can make the argument as well that Biratu may also be the grandfather of East African and possibly even, world long-distance running.



August 8, 2021

The “2020 Tokyo Olympics” or “Tokyo 2020 Olympics” in 2021 has reached its end, but for us on the outside looking in, we continue to look for ways to stay active and healthy, especially in these uncertain times.