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The Football Season That Almost Didn't Happen

(Photo taken by Juan Figueroa / Dallas Morning News Staff Photographer)

For the first time in almost 20 years, the 2019 CCA football season almost didn’t happen.

Lessons in Football and Faith

I jokingly (not jokingly) say "when I grow up, I want to be a 19-year-old defensive end, ideally starting for my beloved Texas Aggies." I’m a 42-year-old wife and working mom, so this is a ridiculous ambition! But a girl can dream, right?!

Family Matters

 We Are Family - Thoughts from Coach Vernon Wells, Associate Head Coach

Covenant Cheerleaders Snatch State Championship

Thirteen girls.

The thirteen come to the mat with all different levels of experience. Some have participated in gymnastics or competitive cheer since they could walk. Some have cheered since Junior High. Some have never cheered at all.

Unsung Heroes of 7th Grade Athletics

 Last Thursday, the Covenant Christian 7th grade volleyball team won their first game of the season. They did not win the match, but won their first game. The parents were cheering loudly and the girls were hugging and giving each other high...

The Real State Championship

"A life is not important except the impact it has on other lives."

Jackie Robinson

How to Not Be That Crazy Sport Parent

Parents love their children and want the best for them. Sometimes on the athletic field, this manifests in the parents screaming at their children from the sidelines. We previously discussed that this "coaching" from the stands brings confusion...

What Really Happens When Parents Coach from the Stands?

As a parent of an athlete, why is it so hard to be a fan on the sidelines at games?

Use Team Sports to Train Up Your Child

1-2-3-Teamwork!  It’s one of the standard yells for any sport played involving more than one person.  But the depth behind that yell goes way beyond the surface.

The Truth about Football and Servant Leadership


With one minute left in the state football championship game, the cougar team ran onto the field.  Jersey #4, a high school senior undergoing cancer treatments, ran onto the field for his first and final play of the season.  Unprompted by the...