36 Total Quotes

Jim Foster Quotes

I would like to have us have the mind-set of being a tough team wherever we play, home or away. When we were down eight, it was time to pull our shorts up and play every possession to the maximum.
Jim Foster
#Home

It's a luxury. We have 12 pretty good basketball players. People have to sacrifice.
Jim Foster
#Basketball

(Riley) gave us a lot of energy. We needed energy, and I thought Tam did a terrific job.
Jim Foster
#Energy

She's always been an advocate for giving parents more choices within the public school system.
Jim Foster
#Choices

Over the past several months at the board meetings, we're getting an increasing number of citizen complaints. Some were valid, some were not.
Jim Foster
#Complaints

It speaks to her consistency and her growth as a player. Every time you go through a league, people do what they can to make it more difficult the next time you go through. Jess spent the summer adding some dimensions to her game that made that a little harder.
Jim Foster
#Consistency

I don't think we're a 40-minute basketball team, ... We play good defense but we struggle at the post a little bit.
Jim Foster
#Basketball

It's difficult to not play for two weeks. We're all creatures of habit. You start in November playing two games a week, sometimes three game a week. And then to stop entirely, it just takes a while to get a little rust off you and to get synchronized. I don't think first round games are things of beauty. It's why I think you see a lot of upsets.
Jim Foster
#Games

They packed it in and took away the inside game, and we had to make outside shots.
Jim Foster
#Game

an ongoing issue with the insurance company and adjusters.
Jim Foster
#Company

She is one of those shooters, you love them because they have no memory. Packer could miss eight in a row and be convinced she's going to make No. 9.
Jim Foster
#Love

Our kids did what needed to be done in the second half. It was allowed to be a physical game. We could either whine about it or pull up our shorts and do something about it.
Jim Foster
#Kids

Absent this action it would be possible for a teacher who resigned in one school district or who was where fired in one school district to go the district next door and get a job there because they still have their certificate to teach.
Jim Foster
#Action

It's been an answer to a prayer. It's the sunshine house. It's beautiful outside, but even more beautiful inside because of the people.
Jim Foster
#Prayer

There?s marked difference in them. But that?s what experiences are about and accomplishing some tangible goals. I think it all falls into place as that kind of stuff happens. Play it. Think it. They do both.
Jim Foster
#Goals

We work very, very, very hard at staying in front of the ball and not fouling. We're a strong team and a very disciplined team defensively.
Jim Foster
#Work

You need to get a little lower in your post positioning. I think you need to work real hard at avoiding screens, instead of getting screened. You just have to prepare your players mentally to play through the physicality of the game. But we spend as much time in the weight room as everyone else.
Jim Foster
#Work

I think there is going to be a lot of competition for Debbie?s position.
Jim Foster
#Competition

We'll just have Petro at our podium and let him have the opportunity to say whatever he wants. We can't let a candidate have veto power over whether we have a program or not.
Jim Foster
#Opportunity

It was behind the current YMCA, which was then the high school.
Jim Foster
#School

Brandie will work very hard within the framework of getting back. For some people it takes a short period of time and for others it takes a long period of time.
Jim Foster
#People

It was good to get some at bats for the other guys who haven't hit in a few games. They need at bats to keep them fresh. We're looking at the big picture, we need all our guys.
Jim Foster
#Games

She's an old-fashioned basketball player. The thing that really makes a good team is when a post player can pass the ball and move it and reverse it. Her assist-to-turnover ratio (93 assists to 49 turnovers) for a post player is astounding. It's like nothing I've ever seen.
Jim Foster
#Basketball

She wants to get better. You walk into our gym before practice starts, you'll always find Jess at a basket working on her strengths and weaknesses. She starts every day with a routine that allows her to maintain her excellence.
Jim Foster
#Practice

For about a 10-minute blip, there was a little insanity out there. But once we got our legs under us defensively, we got more composed offensively.
Jim Foster
#Insanity

We had a 10-minute blip. For those 10 minutes, there was a little insanity out there.
Jim Foster
#Insanity

For about a 10-minute blip, there was a little insanity out there.
Jim Foster
#Insanity

When a pitcher goes deep into the game it saves [the bullpen] for the next two games.
Jim Foster
#Games

[Holmes] has a great combination of velocity and control. He is just the complete package.
Jim Foster
#Control

They played well. They came out and took care of business.
Jim Foster
#Business