Tag Archives: basketball

“It’s Like Having a Dream”

“Where nobody has a heart.” – Benny Mardones I attended my first sporting event this week since the pandemic started in March of 2020. I live about 15 minutes from Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and the Arkansas Razorbacks … Continue reading

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“Let’s Groove Tonight”

“Share the spice of life.” – Earth, Wind and Fire In this five part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole … Continue reading

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“We Got Wayman, Billy, and the Boys”

I met Coach Billy Tubbs in 1984. I was 13 and he had just hired my dad to become an assistant coach for the University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team. At that time I was happy for my dad, but … Continue reading

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“You Say You’re Going Through Changes”

Leave your worries behind and groove with some classic 80’s Midnight Star today. Continue reading

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“See You at Tha Crossroads”

“So you won’t be lonely.” – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony “Stirring Souls” Dear Jesus, Thank you for reminding me of your absolute beauty and power particularly over these last few days.  Sometimes it takes death to make us feel alive.  You knew … Continue reading

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“Now Tell Me…”

My first concert, summer 1984 with my Seminole crew watching an Aussie that had taken the pop scene by storm. Continue reading

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“What Started Out As Friendship Has Grown Stronger”

REO Speedwagon provided the love soundtrack of 1985 for thousands of middle schoolers like myself at that time. Continue reading

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“Basketball is My Favorite Sport”

Memories of Jerry Jobe basketball camp with a little help from Mister Kurtis Blow Continue reading

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“Feel the Beat of Your Heart”

The conclusion of my 3 part “March Madness” series. The year: 1989. Continue reading

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“But Time is Short”

Part 2 of a three-part March Madness series. Hopes were high in Norman, Oklahoma for the Tigers and the Sooners. The year – 1988. Continue reading

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