Program trains youth sports coaches to accentuate the positive ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Barry Chin/Globe Staff CHAMPS director/New Mission High School girls' varsity basketball head coach Brianna Forde at the team's preliminary meeting. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Forde says youth sports basically saved her life, paving her way to college and out of a neighborhood that was plagued by poverty, drugs, and gang activity. The Boston Globe Three members of the Pop Warner football team, the Boston Raiders, lined up in formation during football practice in Dorchester. The Boston Globe Volunteer coach Ray Vega hiked the ball during the Boston Raiders football practice in Dorchester. The Boston Globe Volunteer coach Rashad Wilson explained an offensive play during the Boston Raiders football practice. The Boston Globe Vega gave instructions during the practice. The Boston Globe Vega, of Dorchester, recently completed his fifth year of coaching Pop Warner.