Nicks In The Baja
March 31, 2020. A trophy hungry mob of norteņos
descended on La Paz in early March. Invited (through Mike Calder's
good works) there by the local Baja men's league, the mostly-Nicks
had a wonderful time.
As Anatole put it, "Well,
officially, we had 4 [teams] then they heard that Nicks
are old but can still beat younger teams so one team cancelled the day
(or 3) prior to the tournament. We tied one team 0-0
and lost to a team that was made of their best players from 10 teams.
First game was 2-4 loss but in the finals, we played
each other again and the game and the score was very close this time.
We lost 3-4 but the game could have gone either way.
In the final, we started to lose players one at a time also and had
Glenn who was already playing with Lisa's crutches to take on some
secret Mezcal and told him to get in there and he played the full
Yes, we even got local tv coverage!
Take a look at all of Rich and Tammy Black's
excellent picture coverage of the tournament.
October 21, 2019. Our no-guff
reporter Roy Thompson
unvarnished story of the Nicks 2-1 win over Willamette Valley
Get Your Zoom On
June 26, 2020. After a successful dozen player test gathering
on April 8, the team has held successive Zoom virtual
post-practice meetings on Wednesdays at 7 pm.
Contact Glenn Fithian-Barrett if you didn't receive an email
invite or had trouble joining the group. BYOB, of course.
October 10, 2019.
View the above
video and relive a time when some winter season games were
under the lights at Strasser field at Delta Park. Marvel at a
time when manager David collected your sweaty jersey at game end
and laundered them for you in the vain hope
that a complete set of team uniforms would last through a season of player mishaps. Truely, a bygone time...
(Another) Blast From The Past
Winter 2019 Season comes
into view, how many of your current Old Nicks players can you pick out of this
Stouthearts photo from 1983?
The names- ( L to R):
Rear: John Harland, David Porter, Bob
Stout, Mike Calder, Doug Morasch. ??
Middle: ??, ??,
Front: David Southey, Lee Gadinas, Al
Gerritsen, Mark Dillon, Peter Korn, Dan Murphy
our brethren who only got a "??". Old soccer brains only remember so
many names after 35 years. [Fill us in through the
FC77 Facebook page
if you are that person, or know their names!]