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POTD 02.23.13

They won!!!  After a very up-and-down season, Frederick's basketball team ended up taking home the 1st place trophy in their county youth league this year.  And I forgot my camera :(  I didn't, however, forget my phone (which I often do) so at least I have this.  Frederick was so happy. . .what was supposed to be an 11:00 game Saturday morning turned into a loss, taking us to a 1 p.m. game and a season win! 
Here's a picture of their entire team. . .a good little group of boys. . .what is funny about the season is that we begged Frederick to play on a basketball team (just to keep him active during the winter) and he didn't want to.  Not Upward, City League, nothing.  Then, a day or two before registration closed Coach Bobby (on left) called Tom and asked if Frederick would play on his team -- he was allowed to roster up to two boys of his choice.  All of a sudden Frederick wanted to play -- and never missed a practice or a game.  He *loves* this coach -- he was his very first coach years ago when we played for the YMCA.

And now because of Coach Bobby's persistence,  Frederick is going to play on two soccer teams this spring.  The team we signed him up for through our local club and the YMCA.  We moved to the club teams last year because the older two outgrew the Y program. . .but Coach Bobby coaches at the Y and has wanted Frederick on his team for years. . .Tom always coached him before. . .so, now, here we are. . .this spring juggling two teams for Frederick, Margaret has two more out-of-town competitions, Marie's select/travel season is just about to begin (first Friendly is Sunday), and of course Thomas is playing for school.  THE FUN HAS BEGUN!!!


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