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2009-07-30 / Sports

Sports Thoughts

by Mike Organ

Volleyball and Football will be underway by the time the next paper comes out. This old year is really flying by.

The district can be a real dog fight in football this year. The Eagles will have to earn a trip to the playoffs as most of the teams in district seem to be fairly even. There will be a couple of 'easy' games, but the other four will be up for grabs.

The Astros and Rangers are making a good show in their divisions. The Astros are in the most competitive division or the worst since only four games separate the top four teams. The Rangers have one of the best records in baseball and are in second place in their playoff hunt.

With the summer sports season winding down, some parents are thankful. Youngsters are in all kinds of sports. Select baseball and softball teams, school teams playing in summer leagues, AAU track, tennis tournaments, and constant training. Some of the parents are worn out. But the question remains, "How bad does your child want to be good?"

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