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A mother's advice: beyond soccer, play the field

Sikalis taking her best shot, with stick

Acton-Boxborough junior Alexa Sikalis will play for the third time for the US Junior Olympic field hockey team. Acton-Boxborough junior Alexa Sikalis will play for the third time for the US Junior Olympic field hockey team. (Travis Dove for The Boston Globe)
By Sapna Pathak
Globe Correspondent / July 24, 2008

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Alexa Sikalis spent a great deal of her youth on a soccer field. Laura Sikalis, as the head field hockey coach at R.J. Grey Junior High School in Acton, was hoping that her daughter would shift her attention to field hockey, a sport that she had grown to love. (Full article: 528 words)

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