Monday, November 24, 2008

post season

we wrapped up our first soccer season with a round robin "tournament" on saturday. i finally got my sweater weather!! (and then some...)



both of my parents braved the cold to see their future-soccer-scholarship-winning grandson. he did not disappoint! (i think he scored eight goals between the different games that day.)

the kids got little trophies, and jack was over the moon! he came right home and put it on the mantle piece. then he took a step back and i think he was waiting for me to ask him to move it (i'm very protective of my mantle piece decor, i guess!) i told him it looked great there!!

this was such a great experience for jack. he was on a team with friends from his old school and his new school, so it definitely helped with transition. his coach had great comments for him, and even whispered to him that he was the high scorer for the team (we don't keep track of score at the U8 level.) (well, *some* people don't.) just look at the peace and confidence on that face!

way to go, jack! looking forward to next season!

11 comments:

lmerie said...

ooooh, looks like a cold soccer game! But much fun!

Ann said...

Kids get so much out of sports. It is just as rewarding for the parents to see their kid full of happiness. Perhaps he is going to need his on mantle?.?.

Kelly said...

Dang that's got to be a cold soccer game. Way to go Jack!

Amy said...

I'm jealous of your *cold* soccer because ours was decidedly *hot* all season. We didn't grow up playing sports, so I was excited to see what a team sport can do for a boy's confidence as we did soccer this season. Congrats to Jack for being the "unrecorded" high scorer!

Jill said...

Hooray for sweater weather and a great season!

Natasha said...

Go Jack!!

Price Cream Parlor said...

I love soccer season! Yahoo for sweater weather AND SUN!!!

Chris said...

Yeah for soccer!

carlo said...

oh yeah baby! soccer rules! :)

Kim Sue said...

Looks like lots of fall fun! I think it might have been colder at your last game than it was at ours.

Amanda :-) said...

Ooh, Erin will be pleased that she can keep up-to-date with Jack with this post. He's a little Beckham, isn't he!

Lelly, did Jack get the little package that Erin sent him? I'm not sure I put a return address on it, so I'm worried it's gone walkabout.

Anyway, am v.impressed with your parents turning up - it looks absolutely freeeezing!