A huge cloud hung over my head during the past two weeks. If I’d been told when I arrived in early March that I’d leave Germany undefeated or with only one loss, I would’ve been satisfied with either scenario.
At 8-0, a single loss shouldn’t be worth crying about, but a perfect season… In 25 years of coaching I’d never accomplished this. Making it even more urgent, to me, is that I’m leaving before the season finale against last place Trier. The Razorbacks season will almost assuredly end with a victory, but a loss would destroy the perfect season, give Giessen the championship and send me home with an awful taste in my mouth.
I had reason to worry. The Giessen Golden Dragons were 7-0-1; only a tie away from perfection. They had the top defense in the league, allowing less than 14 points per game. They lack our…
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