I was born on Halloween and I’ve always been a bit of a prankster. I like the trick more than the treat. So, I started this week thinking of clever ways to spook coworkers, friends, family members, and even CQLfootball officials. Last Saturday, during the Alberta Sharks last game of the season, I figured we had nothing to lose. Sitting 0-7 and about to fall to 0-8, I informed the referee that we would be running a “trick play.” Apparently my acting was so good, when I asked the quarterback to hand me the ball, the Ref blew his whistle and thought it was an “equipment time out”. We fooled the other team. We fooled the crowd. We fooled the other coaches. But the “fool” who was refereeing the game forgot… and ruined the play. Trust me, it would’ve been a YouTube sensation.
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