Monday, January 12, 2009

Odd Shots Monday - Blurry BBall

The Man had his first Church basketball game Friday night. Not only was it the first game, it was the first time anyone even knew who would be on the team! This might stress some, but our youth basketball teams do not practice. We no longer have a gym at our church. What use to be the gym is used for the contemporary worship service and Wednesday night service now.

Last year, as a member of the 6th grade team, Corbin played for the first time. They had a great time. They played teams with dad's as coaches that were driven to make their team the best. Their team to win. And guess what? Our church team won the season! Made it to the playoffs and then won the playoffs. It was wonderful. They had fun. They had a chance to be a team. And they experienced winning.

So now we are in a new season. Their first game was against a strong opponent. We played this team last year, and what can I say but they are fiesty and good, with driven fathers pushing, I mean guiding them in the sport.

I thought I would try to take some pictures. I was not sure the best way to take action shots, so I set my camera on, oh what do you call it - the action button that takes pictures fast. When looking at the pictures on the camera, I thought I might have some good ones. Once I viewed them on the computer - not so good. There are some decent ones of others children, but most of The Man are blurry.

But blurry was fun too. That top picture? Funny how it caught their arms in motion - looks like several arms. The second one, that is The Man, feet blurry, and hand blurry, all behind him blurry, but you can make him out!

Odd Shots hosted by Katney.


Gayle said...

Wow! I would think it would be stressful to not have practice time. It sounds like there is a great bunch of kids and dads involved! I like your shots. They show the action!

Gattina said...

My son used to play Basket too, he is very tall !

Finding Pam said...

Thanks for that post. I remember long ago, when my sons played BBall in the church gym. Just part of live that I miss so much now. Now my grandchildren are playing,but the live so far away.

Last summer, I went to see them and watched my granddaughter have their opening ceremonies for baseball. It was wonderful to watch her and her daddy, while mommie and I were on the sidelines.

Mamapippa said...

Must be fun !
Greetings from Belgium !

Daryl said...

Not odd at all but great fun

Lily Hydrangea said...

that is what I call fast! I hope your son has a great season.

::Jan:: said...

Those boys basketball games are the best. Something I really really miss. Glad you taking some shots of their shots.

Belle (from Life of a...) said...

Aree they playing Upward basketball? My kids played Upward basketball and soccer at church back in the day.