Cheat to Win: The Lightning Rod

by June 4, 2014, 10:16am 0

Ever play against someone determined to influence the game with calls and antics? Here's Lou's advice on how to deal with them.

How to Cheat to Win (without Cheating): Marking

by May 28, 2014, 6:00am 0

Lou on how markers bend the rules and how throwers can fight it.

The Ticky-Tack Foul Call

by May 21, 2014, 9:50am 0

We continue our look back at Lou's How to Cheat to Win (Without Cheating) series, this time with a focus on throwing fouls.


by May 14, 2014, 5:48am 0

"A bunch of old guys pulled their rusty old trucks up to the fields and stood around smoking cigarettes and laying on the horn for every score." ... why haven't you clicked to read on yet?

How to Cheat to Win (Without Cheating)

by May 7, 2014, 6:07am 0

With Lou taking time off to prepare for Nationals with Fugue, we take a look back at some of his pre-Skyd writing.

Taking Care of Business

by April 24, 2014, 3:44am 0

Lou sees pockets of community taking proactive steps to strengthen themselves, and he likes what he sees.

Inches All Around Us

by April 16, 2014, 6:23am 0

Lou on the difference between good and great defense, how a big fix often just means making a small adjustment, and the bid situation in the Women's Division.


by April 9, 2014, 3:56am 0

The Series starts this weekend. Is your region a yawn-fest or a barnburner?

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Win the Fields is a strategy, analysis and opinion blog written by Lou Burruss. Wednesdays