Athletes are at risk of injury any time they step onto a field or court or into another competitive arena. Adults competing in sports may recognize that risk, but children often do not, which can make it difficult for young athletes to cope with injuries that prevent them from playing their favorite sports.
It was during the late 1950s, and I was out on the driveway “shooting” at the goal on the heavy wooden backboard my Dad and some family relatives had built and nailed into place onto the “across the front of the garage” roof gable 2” by 8” mounting planks.
Oh, I was a “Yankees” fan when I was a little boy and a not-so-little boy—Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, Clete Boyer, Bobby Richardson, and I could keep on for a while.
“I will be in the FIRST GRADUATING CLASS of the ‘3—2 Athletic Training Master’s Program’ at Abilene Christian University and have completed my first semester of Graduate School at ACU.” (Annette Roberts had this reply when asked, “What are you doing these days after graduating from Forney High, and where are you headed?”
North Forney baseball began last season with high hopes. Led by nine talented seniors, most of whom had multiple years of experience playing at the varsity level, and one year removed from their first-ever playoff appearance, all signs pointed to a successful run into the 2019 UIL playoffs.