This weekend I went to my university’s football game.
It was a particularly important game for the team for several reasons: 1) It was the first game in our new privately funded $9 million stadium (and the first home game ever under the lights) … which added fanfare and attention; 2) the team wanted to keep their 12-consectutive home-game winning streak alive; and 3) Our 20th ranked team had to knock-off the 13th ranked team to have any hope at a playoff bid.
The opponents scored two touchdowns in the first eight minutes of the game, and by halftime we were down a disappointing 0-24. As you can probably guess, I would not be telling this story if it didn’t have somewhat of a fairytale ending. Read more