Just for kids Sports Illustrated for Kids Weekly

October 14, 1998

We ran the photo

below in a past issue of S.I. For Kids and asked kids to writfunny captions. Here are some of our favorites.

"The itsy-bitsy spider crawled up the Mailman's face."

- Nick W., 9

Fort Wayne, Indiana

"Take that, Curly!"

- Jesssica R., 14

"You can shoot with your eyes closed? Prove it!"

- Sarah P., 11

Aurora, Illinois

Official Score

The Ravens are playing the Hawks in a youth-league soccer game. The score is tied, 1-1.

You are the referee. You are standing near the Hawk goal. Raven charges in and takes a shot. You try to duck out of the way, but the ball hits you on the shoulder. The ball bounces off you and flies into the Hawk goal.

The Hawks argue that the goal doesn't count because the balbounced off you before it went into the net. What's your call?

ANSWER: The goal counts. The referee is considered a part othe playing field. A kicked ball that hits the referee is still in play, even if the ball bounces into the net.

Pub Date: 10/14/98

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