Yesterday I touched on reasons Peoria, Quad City, and Evansville should not be in the SPHL. To quickly recap it’s completely due to geographical reasons. They (with a little slack given to Evansville) are too far away from the core of the league while there are cheaper and closer options to play in. Evansville also […]Read More The SPHL needs to refocus: Part 2, Expand in the South
Back in 2013 the SPHL added their first two Northern teams in league history, the Bloomington Thunder (formerly the Blaze of the CHL) and Peoria Rivermen (formerly of the AHL). The Thunder lasted just one season before bolting to the much closer and cheaper USHL while the Rivermen have stuck around. In 2016 the league […]Read More The SPHL needs to refocus: Part 1, Lose QC and Peoria, and maybe Evansville too.
As I’m typing this, today, November 6th 2018, is election day. I voted early this morning, pretty much as soon as I got out of bed. I purposely wore my “Diversity Is Strength” shirt a friend of mine from Calgary got me last year along with my usual rainbow wristband and put on Facebook and […]Read More I’m scared for the future
This is not something I was prepared to write but when I saw this story I had to voice my opinion to it. If you haven’t heard (which if you’re reading this you probably have) a transgender student at an Oklahoma school had a Facebook post attacking her and even going so far as to […]Read More Reaction: Parents attacking (or threatening too) transgender children.
Being LGBTQ+ isn’t easy and having to hide yourself is the hardest and worst thing I’ve ever personally had to do in my life. Many people go through this in different ways and this is my story of what I went through. I hope that this will help non-LGBTQ+ people understand what we go through […]Read More The Struggle of Hiding: Part 1, Childhood
For those of you reading my work for the first time my name is Ashle, I am the Local Soccer Editor for the E Pluribus Loonum soccer blog and have also wrote my own blog KatoSportsGirl. Last week I wrote two pieces about Minnesota United FC and what the club and their players are doing […]Read More Who I Am . . .