First, from the optimisim chapter:
But, then there was this:I'm disappointed, but I'm not discouraged. I still feel our young kids have a lot left in their tanks.
What was that again, Coach?Our defense in the first half was awful. Our man-to-man has taken a hit in the last month, because we've been practicing five or six defenses, rather than one or two.
It's like the old joke...
Patient: Hey Doc, it hurts when I do that.
Doctor: Then, don't do that!
More bothersome to me, it sounds like Artie Bowers' frustration is starting to show:
In high school, I lost two or three games a year on a team that played a national schedule. I knew we'd have ups and downs, but I didn't expect it to be like this. I guess you take the ups with the downs.