Archive - Mar 20, 2013 - Sports Article
Malvern Lady Leopards head coach Jess Martin and assistant coach Cleveland Gordon, who has been with the team four years, have a theory with their practices.
They aim to make the practices as hard as they can so when it comes time for an actual game, the players are having fun.
Thatâ€™s not to say that they donâ€™t occasionally have fun in practice as well.
Martin praises Gordonâ€™s role on the team whenever he gets the chance.
â€śHe is the enforcer â€” the bad guy coach,â€ť Martin said jokingly. â€śHe has a great rapport with the kids. He works hard and does a lot of stuff that goes unnoticed.â€ť
Here at the Malvern Daily Record office yesterday, Editor Mark Bivens and I began discussing the variety of strange mascots from around the country.
I have always had an affinity for unique mascots. I think that has to do with the colleges in this state having a higher percentage of one-of-a-kind nicknames.
For the full column, see Wednesday's Malvern Daily Record