Posts tagged "ESPN"

Owen Groesser: Eighth grade basketball player with Down Syndrome Featured on SportsCenter

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Owen Groesser went from obscurity to ESPN SportsCenter in a matter of hours, thanks to sinking some three-point shots on the basketball court and the power of Twitter. Owen may be a teen, but Tween Us deals with middle school an awful lot, and I’m always happy to share stories of amazing middle schoolers and... Read more »

Girls fight for right to play football

The NFL play offs are in full swing, and as the pro teams battle to get to the Super Bowl, tween girls waging their own fight to get on the gridiron. Nine year-old Sam Gordon is featured on the Wheaties box and appeared on Sports Center yesterday. Girls are rejecting the notion that tackle football... Read more »