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September 5, 2018

It was Memorial Day 2016 and instead of doing what I might normally be doing on a Colorado Memorial Day - playing in my High School’s baseball tournament or going up into the mountains with my family to camp, I found myself sitting in a large U-Haul truck in front of the only house I’d remembered my whole life.  All of my family’s possessions were now in this large truck which ironically had a large Moose painted on it and I was sitting in the front passenger’s seat next to my dad as we were abo...

February 2, 2018

Ever wonder what it's like to be the wife of a division one college football coach? Marissa Partridge goes into the joys and challenges of being the woman behind Chris Partridge, a assistant coach for the Michigan Wolverines.

December 29, 2017

Saints rookie running back Trey Edmunds goes into some of the qualities instilled in him at a young age that helped him reach his goal of playing in the NFL.

December 21, 2017

This is the Memoir of Jennifer Coney-Shepherd, Mother of the Consensus High School Player of the Year and Number #1 Football Recruit in America, Rashan A. Gary.

From My Eyes and What I Have Been Blessed to Behold

When I was approached about writing a story on my son Rashan Gary, I was excited, humbled, and apprehensive all at the same time.  Just like every time Rashan takes the field, I go through a myriad of emotions, thoughts, and concerns. This task had the same effect.  Just like the first ti...

December 12, 2017

Every year army and navy come together to play a game that is more than 100 years strong. However, what some don't realize is how much bigger this is than just a game...

November 14, 2017

Growing up in Englewood, New Jersey taught me so much at a very young age. Englewood is home to countless athletes with incredible talent and endless potential

November 2, 2017

There was a time where I would be watching TV, and once a commercial would come on I'd drop to the floor and do a countless number of push-ups. My arms would be dead tired but I would keep going. I used to skip public transportation and walk over a mile every day after school my 9th grade year to make it to football workouts at McKinley Tech. Some nights and/or Saturday mornings I would go to the field by myself and run through plays as if I was in the middle of a game. I called out formations,...

October 11, 2017

An in depth look at how football prepares you for more than the challenges you’ll endure on the field.

Football is the most popular game in our country and has been for quite some time now. People every summer sign up across the United Sates for an array of reasons. Maybe to stay in shape, get out of the house, meet new friends, have some fun, etc. All of these are great reasons to play. However, what most people don’t realize when they sign up is the valuable life lessons this game instills into...

October 10, 2017

Saturday night the Virginia Tech Hokies took on Boston College in a prime time match up under the lights in Chestnut Hill, MA. That night the Hokies defeated BC 23-10 and wide receiver Sean Savoy had a career night. The true freshman wide receiver out of Washington D.C had 9 receptions for 139 yards and a touchdown. However shortly after the game Sean received some devastating news. His older brother, Omar, had been killed Sunday morning just a few hours after the game back in D.C. Omar was only...

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