Young Lions

A short story about parents who take youth sports too seriously

Jim Esch

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It’s football season, and the suburban coaches are back with a vengeance.

Photo by Ben Hershey on Unsplash

From his back deck, Nick Lasada could see his neighbor Frank Koplantsky in the kitchen spying on his party. The drone of the Vortech 8000 central air unit Nick had sold him a month ago undercut the sounds of splashing water, happy…

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