All You Gotta Do is Shoot

At St. Joseph's college, Darjeeling, we used to joke that the easiest job in the world was to be the football coach at St. Paul's, our traditional crosstown rivals. Their patented game plan was to hoof the ball in our general direction, hoping to catch our 'keeper unawares. All their coach had to do was point to our goal at the start of the game and say, "Shoot thataway." The tricky bit came at halftime, when he had to convince the dumb jocks that they now had to kick in the opposite direction! We, of course, played with dribbling skills, artful...

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