Are we open receivers or on the defensive?

A local look at tackling sportsmanship By Kristi Anderson The Visitor At a Texas high school, two teenage football players were accused of blindsiding an official during a recent game. In the video footage, one player appears to tackle the referee to the ground and a second dives on top of him. Days before, in…

For Benedictine, football coaching about passing on mission, values too

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sister Lisa Maurer is a Benedictine nun who lives at the St. Scholastica Monastery, which shares a campus of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. She works as director of mission for the Benedictine Health Center, based in Duluth. She prays, studies and ministers at local parishes. She also happens…

‘Live your life by faith,’ ESPN football analyst tells Catholic group

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Football may be Herm Edwards’ forte, but in a keynote address to Catholic school supporters in the Diocese of Sioux City, he talked about his Catholic faith and education. The former NFL player and coach who is now an ESPN football analyst also drew some parallels between coaching and teaching….