St. John of the Cross was a 16th century doctor of mystic theology who was chiefly famous for living a life of poverty, and, according to newadvent.org, being “saved from certain death by the intervention of the Blessed Virgin” twice.
These eighth-graders learned a very important lesson yesterday: life isn't remotely fair. If you lose a game because of missing a game-winning shot, okay, but losing because the ball gets stuck on the rim, triggering a jump ball with 0.0 seconds left? That's just cruel. The kid lying on the floor knows what's up.
Today was the highly anticipated and (in the words of our tipster) "always heated" battle between North Whidbey Middle School and Oak Harbor Middle School in Oak Harbor, Washington. But despite the high stakes of the matchup, one of the referees spent a minute chilling on his phone! C'mon man, these kids didn't…