The 2017 UMPI men’s soccer team has a lot of young, new players.On Sunday, Sept. 17, the team started the game with five freshmen, again. During the previous three games, the players had been becoming familiar with the college game.They had learned and practiced. For this match, they put in a full performance, the kind that all fans want to see every game. The men won the game against Fisher with a score of 1 to 0. Continue reading “Harder, Stronger, Better”
Do you remember that we lost a lot players due to injuries last game? Do you remember what Cody Blair definitively said after the last game? “We just need to get all guys healthy and have our starters back. We will see what happens once they come back.” Yes, they recovered and came back. That means that their confidence will return, their power will recover and they will prove themselves.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, there was a large audience at the soccer field to wait to watch the soccer game–UMPI VS UNITY. Part of the audience came from different cities or even countries. People returned to share news and memories and renew contact with their beloved alma mater. It was the perfect time—homecoming–to welcome them.
People around the world follow sports. Besides the Olympic games, which are the most known in the world, there are other sports games that brings different nations together. The IBU 2016 World Cup hosted in Presque Isle at the Nordic Heritage Center provided a platform for people who are fans of the sport to come together.
The IBU 2016 World Cup Biathlon was held at the Nordic Heritage Center, Presque Isle, Maine, Feb. 11-14, 2016. All the people involved with the Nordic Heritage Center were so excited to have this big event and welcome the athletes from all over the world. The staff members for this event are as remarkable as the athletes, because they are all volunteer. They are from different places and have different jobs. But they come for one thing: to contribute their time and passion for this big event.
Competitive basketball games always make people feel excited. Playing basketball could be a way to encourage players to face difficulties in daily life. Although the result of the competition may seem obvious, the spirit behind the basketball game is more meaningful. The essence that sports games bring to us is worth considering.
Winning always belongs to the people who are prepared. That certainly applies to basketball games. If you practice hard, have good strategy and continue to the end, you are prepared and you get a very big chance to win.