Posts tagged "riot"

Why YOU should be referee certified

So with the NFL fiasco where people were going crazy about the replacement refs, it got me thinking to how, first off everyone thinks they are a ref, and if you have a problem with a call, well then maybe you should be on the field making the calls. With every sport, in particular little... Read more »

Who's Hitting Up Itasca?

This weekend will be a hot one, and summer festivals are in full swing (even though there is technically a week of spring). This weekend Lincoln Park’s men’s club is presenting the Highland Games Sevens Rugby Tournament, in Itasca, IL.  I asked Doug Anderson, President of the Chicago Riot Rugby Club, why they are participating... Read more »

NATO will make getting to events a pain

NATO will be bring plenty of road blocks making any game you’re trying to get to this weekend a big pain. There are CARFU final games going on, iYRA will be putting on a Rookie Rugby Clinic at the East Garfield Park Olympic Sports Festival, and there will be a rugby combine at Eric Solorio... Read more »
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Forever 21, at alumni weekend

As I’ve said many times, rugby is a sport of traditions and a big social family. There are great friends you see at annual tournaments, or games you look forward to, but there is nothing quite like you’re alumni weekend. “Rugby is the largest fraternity in the world,”  Peter Carmine, Reed rugby coach since 1986 once said.... Read more »

Rugby helping young athletes pay for college

I was reading through the NFL’s Combine results the other day and started think about recruitiment in general. I work with teens and children and am always looking for ways to make them better athletes and also encourage them to do well and go as far as they can in school. Most kids where I... Read more »

A Look Back on Chicago Rugby for 2011

So everyone has their best of lists coming out and top ten lists of the year so I thought I put together one of my own. For USA Rugby and Chicago Rugby it’s been a year of grown, weddings, championships and a few sad losses. As 2012 gets ready to kick off I feel positive... Read more »
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