21 Total Quotes

Jim McLaughlin Quotes

You get to this point at Proviso, you've got to play with some emotion, some desire, some passion. We kind of came out a little sluggish, a little gun-shy.
Jim McLaughlin
#Desire

What impressed me most was the way she went about it and the consistency in her approach day-to-day. I'm proud of her in every way, shape and form, but I was proud of her before she won this award. ... She has set the standard pretty high for herself for her senior year, but knowing Courtney, she'll be even better next year.
Jim McLaughlin
#Consistency

St. Joe's played extremely well, and everything was going their way. The loose balls bounced their way. The shots they missed bounced their way and then fell back in. And we couldn't buy a basket no matter what we did.
Jim McLaughlin
#Balls

Hurricane Charley was the most memorable story I had to cover. It was an emotional attachment since it was literally happening in my backyard and very difficult for us to cover. No election, no accident, nothing can compare to that story and since then, every story has been flat.
Jim McLaughlin
#Attachment

Their style of play (at Nevada) fits what he does. He has a high basketball I.Q. He's a top-tier student. He's a super smart kid.
Jim McLaughlin
#Basketball

Nebraska is a storied program. When [former Nebraska coach] Terry Pettit put in his program, I copied and learned. He not only built the university but the entire state and region. I wanted to do the same thing in the Northwest. It's hard to reflect on it now, but it's just a great win.
Jim McLaughlin
#Coach

She is truly great. She goes hard from start to finish and she always has control of her game. It is so much fun to coach her and watch her play.
Jim McLaughlin
#Control

He kicks very well. If the opportunity comes up, I would not hesitate to have him kick from 40 yards.
Jim McLaughlin
#Opportunity

I have a fond place in my heart for Arcadia and always will. I am a small-town guy and I love Arcadia.
Jim McLaughlin
#Quotes #Heart

Arcadia has honest people. No one has a pretense. It does not matter who you are or what you do, everyone is treated the same. I like that.
Jim McLaughlin
#People

He'd say, 'This is my girlfriend' and keep walking.
Jim McLaughlin
#Girlfriend

There should be someone on the board of governors with real on-the-ground banking experience and he certainly has that.
Jim McLaughlin
#Experience

Both Bob and Carl had very solid basketball games. They didn't score too much, but they played their roles. Carl played great defense inside.
Jim McLaughlin
#Basketball

We've got kids that don't want to quit. Kevin played well; he controlled the basketball game. (And) Andre got off early again.
Jim McLaughlin
#Basketball

I think there was a lot of optimism (in February) that peace was at hand, and people could get on with their lives, but I think this optimism has been shattered now in the last few days because of the actions of the RUF and the inactions of the United Nations peacekeeping forces.
Jim McLaughlin
#Optimism

We have three divisional games on the way out and in order to be in a good spot, we have to win all three.
Jim McLaughlin
#Games

It's just a precautionary notice to tell banks they've got to be watching this.
Jim McLaughlin
#Banks

[Hayes and Burton] worked their tails off last year, and they didn't smell the floor. They made a commitment this summer to get stronger and tougher, and it's nice to see them playing well.
Jim McLaughlin
#Commitment

Kevin is a great shooter. It's the biggest part of his journey to be a complete player.
Jim McLaughlin
#Journey

I could tell we had the essential pieces in the summer, and the kids have done everything I've asked. Some teams have a lot of goals, but our one goal is for the kids to be perfect practice players.
Jim McLaughlin
#Kids