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John Slider
Interests: running, reading, swimming, coaching
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Posted 16 hours ago at Restart
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A man lived in Babylon, and his name was Joakim. He took a wife, whose name was Susanna, the daughter of Helkias, a very fair woman, and one who feared the Lord. Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Restart
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be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might. Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at Restart
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Umpires are required to look over the field when they first arrive on site. If time permits it is helpful if they walk the field as a crew so they can talk about the games for the day. Here are some often repeated errors to watch in field markings: No... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at sliderlax
Posted yesterday at Restart
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Blessed is the man who trusts in Yahweh Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Restart
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Have you ever wondered how a sports official makes a decision on a call? Here is a video that explores the decision-making process for sports officials: Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at sliderlax
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I was small among my brothers, and youngest in my father’s house. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Restart
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long for the pure milk of the Word Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Restart
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How does Murphy's Law apply to sports officiating? Watch this video for a humorous look at being a sports official: Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at sliderlax
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Below are listed the high school level teams in Kentucky according to LaxPower. The listing is alphabetical and does not imply any ranking or rating. Go to LaxPower for team records and rankings. Team County Location Team Anderson County HS Anderson Club Assumption HS Jefferson KSLL Atherton HS Jefferson KSLL... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at sliderlax
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Welcome to SliderLax - my personal weblog for girls and women's lacrosse umpire in Kentucky. I am John Slider, a certified umpire assigned to middle school, high school, and club games - both indoor and outdoor - in Kentucky. I am in my 7th year of officiating women's lacrosse, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at sliderlax
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You are the trail official in a two person crew. Your partner is lead and is on the bench side of the field. The clock/scoreboard is on your partner's side between the benches so that she/he cannot see the clock. There is a horn that sounds when time runs out.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at KLUB
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you have appointed repentance to me that am a sinner: for I have sinned above the number of the sands of the sea. My transgressions are multiplied, O Lord: my transgressions are multiplied, and I am not worthy to behold and see the height of heaven for the multitude of my iniquities. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Restart
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Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Restart
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Reference cards (or "Cheaters") are a helpful tool for officials. The unofficial 2017 reference cards cover penalty administration, coin toss procedures, and legal protections for sports officials in Kentucky. Umpires should not use these "cheaters" during the game, but should use them for reference as needed. Another card that is... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at KLUB
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Here is a humorous look at Murphy's Laws as they apply to Sports Officials: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at KLUB
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Have you ever wondered how an umpire arrived at a specific call? What goes through her or his mind? Sports officials have a lot to consider in making calls. Watch this video that examines the decision-making process of sports officials: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at KLUB
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US Lacrosse provides umpires with detailed discussions of rules of the game. Do you want to know more about the calls that umpires make? Download the 2017 manual here: Download 2017 Training Manual Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at KLUB
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Thank you for visiting the weblog called "LAX-Slider." It is my (John Slider's) unofficial weblog for Women's Lacrosse Umpire in Kentucky. I am a member of the Kentucky Lacrosse Umpires Board; and I am a certified umpire for women's lacrosse by USLAX and a certified trainer for umpires, also by... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at KLUB
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For my angel is with you, and I myself do care for your souls. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Restart
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Put on therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Restart
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nothing is of more importance for the public weal, than to form and train up youth in wisdom and virtue Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Restart
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Cast about you the robe of the righteousness which comes from God; set a diadem on your head of the glory of the Everlasting. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Restart
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There is salvation in none other Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Restart