Sunday, January 21, 2024


high school football team photo


As NFL football moves into playoffs on its way toward the Super Bowl, I thought Id share this high school football memory story. Sometimes a young student-athletes most important life lessons arent learned in a classroom. This high school football moment was one of them.

Leadership isnt always defined by the score.

To read the full story, click the link & read on.

Photo: Fall 1979, Saranac Lake Varsity Football Team, 1980 Canaras Yearbook photo. Photo provided by Dick Monroe.

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A veteran north country writer & story teller raised in Saranac Lake, Dick enjoys “Living in the Day I Am In”, and then writing about it. A severely speech impaired 3x cancer survivor, his pen is his voice. He shares many of his Adirondack Outlaw adventures & tales here. Read the rest on his blog @

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