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News from St. Francis 9/2 -9/9/18

A compilation of the extemporaneous thoughts from last Sunday’s sermon:
In preparation for a recent memorial service for Richard Liesching, I discovered that the he had been a very involved in the growth of rugby at Dartmouth College. So much so that an award was created in his name. He arrived at Dartmouth from England in the mid 1950s, and he set to work almost immediately playing and coaching the rugby club. One story that has lived on was his encounter with the Athletic Director at the time regarding support for the club. The AD reportedly barked that, “At Dartmouth, we play to WIN.” Richard’s reply was classic, “We play to have FUN, and in doing so WE WILL WIN.”

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