Tag Archives: youth sports

  • Watch This 11-Year-Old 5th-Grade Girl Dunk During a Game (Video)

    Watch This 11-Year-Old 5th-Grade Girl Dunk During a Game (Video)

    Yeah you heard me. You are about to see a 5th-grade girl dunk a basketball. Her name is Ashlyn Watkins, she lives in Columbia, South Carolina, and she plays ball in the East Columbia Youth Basketball League. Obviously, the first two questions that pop into your head are: (1) how tall is she, and (2) […]

  • Ping Pong Fight! Kid Loses Match, Randomly Attacks Umpire (Video)

    Ping Pong Fight! Kid Loses Match, Randomly Attacks Umpire (Video)

    You read that headline correctly. This post is indeed about a ping pong fight. Of course, I do realize you are supposed to call it table tennis, because it’s a legitimate sport that millions of people around the world take very seriously. (Wink, wink.) But I say when the players are acting like children, it’s […]

  • Middle School Basketball Player Tries to Poison Visiting Team with Bleach

    Middle School Basketball Player Tries to Poison Visiting Team with Bleach

    How’s this for disturbing? Apparently a middle school basketball player in Gaffney, South Carolina, has been “disciplined” by his school district after spiking an opposing team’s Gatorade with bleach. Oh, don’t worry. It was only a capful of bleach dumped into an entire jug, so nobody had to go to the hospital. The only symptoms […]

  • 27 Animated GIFs of Kids Playing Sports

    27 Animated GIFs of Kids Playing Sports

    Everyone knows that children are the future (unless they come between you and a home run ball). But guess what? It’s not the future yet, and until it is we are in charge of everything, including the Internet. So if we want to look at a bunch of animated GIFs of children playing sports—and mostly failing—then […]

  • Dwyane Wade’s 10-Year-Old Son Is Kind of Good at Basketball (Video)

    Dwyane Wade’s 10-Year-Old Son Is Kind of Good at Basketball (Video)

    Gatorade commercials will try to tell you that all you need to succeed in sports is a fiery spirit and a willingness to outwork your competitors (and lots of Gatorade). But having good genes helps, too. Just ask the Mannings…or the Hulls…or the Griffeys…or the Wades. Oh, what’s that? Yeah, it turns out that the […]

  • Viral Photo: Kid Steps in to Break Up Argument Between Coach and Referee

    Viral Photo: Kid Steps in to Break Up Argument Between Coach and Referee

    There are lots of reasons why we make kids play sports. It’s fun for them, it’s good for them, and it helps them make friends. However, perhaps the most important reason we have kids play sports is that it provides a way to teach them valuable life lessons and instill good values. Through sports, we can teach […]