What about the orphans?

We visited a boys home last week in Puerto Cortes to play in a friendly soccer tournament with some of the orphans there and also with a few teams from some nearby schools. We only took our younger boys, our JV team that consists of boys 11-14 years old.  And I keep thinking back to […]

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Some thoughts on loneliness

Ok, this is going to be a really honest blog.  Don’t let it scare you away or anything, but I don’t want to mince words or make paint things with rose colored lens.  This also isn’t a blog asking for help or for advice.  I just want to communicate what I struggle with and how […]

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the good with the bad

This past month has definitely has it’s ups and downs.  Good stuff.  Bad stuff.  Crazy stuff. And I don’t know why or how but May always seems to be a rough month for me to plow through. Let me be painfully honest here:  I tend to see and only focus on the problems, not the […]

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Yaina Rosemary Ramos

This is Yaina.  She is a sweet lady who lives in Travesia and has been a part of the academy since it’s beginning.  Officially she cooks for the boys every day as part of our Training Table program.  The goal of the training table is to provide a nutritious meal for the boys. She is […]

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Don’t forget the promises

I haven’t blogged in a while.  It’s just something hard for me to do.  There’s so much always swirling around in my head… and to stop, put those things on paper so that they make sense and then share it just seems overwhelming… but I’m gonna try it anyway!  So forgive me if it’s inconsistent. […]

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Sponsor a boy in Travesia!

SPONSOR A TRAVESIA RHINO!   Would you like the chance to sponsor a Rhino in Travesia, Honduras?  We have 23 boys from the ages 10-18 years old that need your help. The Buena Vista Sports Academy provides many things to these young men of this community and we want you partner with us to change these boys […]

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2 weeks in!

the doors of la academia deportiva de travesia have been open for 2 weeks! so much has happened and to say that we’re glad to have boys practicing here would be an extreme understatement. after two tryouts, we selected our teams. it was difficult to tell those extra kids who had come out that they […]

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It’s time to start!

Things are ramping up! The goal has always been to have a soccer academy for the boys of travesia.  That has been our aim ever since coming back in December.  And it’s finally here!  We have tryouts THIS weekend and the academy will OFFICIALLY open next week!!! The past few weeks we have been refining […]

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