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Coach Dave Season Four: The Scarlet Knights Are Back!

Coach Dave Season Four: The Scarlet Knights Are Back! A synopsis of the latest tale from the Southburg Scarlet Knights: Coach Dave and his players are back, playing this time as a thirteen-year-old travel team. Rooster, Dean, Charlie, Brad, and the other dads are back, too, in their most crucial roles yet, laying out a […]

Favorite Characters: More Rooster, Please

Favorite Characters: More Rooster, Please “Oh, I hate playing these guys. They just get under our skin every time.” Rooster was pacing and the teams had not yet begun to stretch and throw before the late-night game. Hunter Logan looked around to the handful of dads gathered early for the game with a gleam in […]

4 Life Lessons from the Sacrifice Bunt

4 Life Lessons from the Sacrifice Bunt “The sacrifice bunt is probably the most valuable aspect of baseball that you can carry into the rest of your lives. Rest assured, this team won’t be the last area of your life where your sacrifice will add value.” –Coach Dave Rivers, Coach Dave Season Two: All-Stars I’ll […]