A Beautiful, but SOGGY, Day for Soccer
April 5, 2008
Central Ohio this spring is wet. Stepping off of a paved area is like stepping onto a giant, springy sponge. The heavy snows melted, and it’s rained off and on ever since, so the ground has been extremely wet just about everywhere.
But…today was opening day for Carson’s soccer league, and the games must go on!
Carson before the game, expounding upon something or other to his teammates:
Carson in the thick of the action:
Carson later claimed that he fell down four times. I only saw two of them, and only caught one of them on camera:
The end result was a kid who was pretty proud of the damage he’d done to his white uniform shirt and new soccer cleats and socks:
Needless to say, he was stripped down to his underwear before he got back into the minivan for the ride home.
April 27th, 2008 at 10:42 am
[…] Here’s a shot of Benton from a few weeks ago. You can see his braces. Not the greatest shot in the world, but he was looking straight into the sun. This was taken at Carson’s first soccer game of the season. […]