"Back in the day, we used to go to tournaments like that and turn them into mini family vacations, maybe go to Sea World, go to the beach, stay in a hotel. So we all just voted no, because it wasn't
going to be anything like that."
-- Nikole McGinn
of Castaic, Calif., on the impact high gas prices and a weak economy have had on her family's
summer soccer tournament expeditions (Los Angeles Times