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?

Building Spirit

by April 2, 2014, 6:45am 0

Talk to each other! After all, "it's much harder to be a jerk when you have to stand arm-in-arm afterwards." Lou on the re-emerging art of the Spirit circle.

Old Guys Arguing: Northwest Challenge

by March 26, 2014, 12:35pm 0

Lou and Skyd Women's Editor Ryan Thompson have a back and forth discussion about Northwest Challenge, the Callahan, and NCAA recognition.

Food for Thought

by March 19, 2014, 6:52am 0

USA Ultimate's strategy is strong, says Lou. And he wants to know: does third-party officiating change what is and isn't moral?

The Cutting Tree

by March 12, 2014, 7:55am 0

Lou welcomes Mike Caldwell to talk about how to make yourself a better cutter, then gives thoughts on taking Mike's suggestions to the next level.


by March 5, 2014, 6:16am 0

Words have flown and with them joy.

Shut Up, Word Mind! I’m Busy!

by February 26, 2014, 4:30am 0

Lou is of two minds in this week's Win the Fields. He goes big on this one, folks. Happy Wednesday.