"Some parents said their child didn't get enough playing time. There were complaints from coaches about some mouthy players, some girls who I'm going to have to talk to."
-- Diana Presta
, commissioner of the Mission Viejo (Calif.) League, one of the nation's largest AYSO leagues with more than 3,000 players, on the extent to which
parents went to contact her during last Saturday's opening day. Between 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., while she refereed the game, Presta received 24 e-mails, eight voice messages and a couple of
text messages from parents. (Orange County Register