Wishing all our generous and loyal listeners a wonderful Thanksgiving week, we keep the show short and amateurish with some dodgy audio quality, but some good info on how this Sunday’s ODP clinic will play out, and about Joe’s new house (their offer was taken). Plus, Joe makes fun
Texas has now hosted two late-year tournaments since the pandemic struck us in March. What have we learned from those events and how might those lessons apply to competition in our state and beyond as the situation remains hopeful but also very uncertain. The Texas Challenge Cup ended on
It’s election week, which means… not much. This is a water polo podcast. We skate over the complexities of national politics and head straight to the Covid-19 guidelines for the upcoming Texas Challenge Cup and whether they will influence those that are implemented at the Texas Age Group Championships
We’re two weekends out from the Texas Challenge Cup in Lewisville and The Colony at which several teams from the West Coast will compete in addition to many of Texas’ most well-known clubs. So what are the rules that will govern the tournament as we know it? We got
Dispiriting news from the University Interscholastic League (UIL), which announced on Monday that the inaugural season of sanctioned high school water polo will take place in the fall of 2022 rather than in 2021. That due to a variety of things related to the Covid-19 pandemic which has thrown
In a teleconference on Monday the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council passed an amendment to “temporarily delay” the first season of sanctioned high school water polo until the fall of 2022. Previously plans were to begin the first ever season of UIL water polo in the fall of 2021.
The Central Texas Festival ended with some mighty satisfied athletes, happy coaches, and a very high proportion of fans wearing masks. James and Joe were both there hosting and recap Texas’ return to competitive water polo. Plus, news is improving with three more tournaments on the calendar with more
One weekend done and one big one to go for the Central Texas Festival. We recap the high- and low-lights of weekend one, and speak with Tom Davis, coach of the Gold Coast Water Polo club from Ventura, CA, the only teams from outside Texas that are taking part.
There’s some movement in Texas water polo. After talking about a league under way in Utah a week ago, we find out that Joe refereed a scrimmage for AquaSwift, a new team in Boerne, last weekend. Yes, it’s only a scrimmage. But it shows there are rules in place