Posts tagged "Swimming"

Nine-Year-Old Swim Champion Demonstrates Unquestionable Sportsmanship

It has been over a year now since I watched in awe Meghan Vogel’s unsurpassed act of good sportsmanship when she helped a fallen, fellow competitor cross the finish line at the OHSAA State Track Meet last June. A deed by a competitive high school athlete that just shines with possibility, especially when coming out... Read more »

High School: Chrysa Nowell, Inspiring Others Through Unbending Will, Courage, and Effort

We all face difficulties in our life, at one time or another; instances where the odds are certainly stacked against us and nothing seems to go our way. You know the feeling, don’t you? Where it looks, at least from one’s perspective, as if it would be better, maybe easier, to just throw in the... Read more »

ESPN’s Radio Show “Hey Coach Tony,” with host Tony Fiorino, Discusses Title IX After Boy Breaks Girls’ Swim Record

On Tuesday, December 6th, I opened my email to find a note from ESPN radio show host Tony Fiorino (Hey Coach Tony) stating the following: “We all know that Title IX was originally created to allow for some equality between male and female athletes and the opportunities afforded to them.  However, recent events, like a... Read more »

Illinois High School Fall Sports Coming: Are You Ready???

As September approaches and summer comes to a close, many high school students have started preparing themselves for the upcoming school year. High school athletes have to be particularly cognizant of their groundwork (especially incoming freshmen since they have yet to enter H.S. life) if they have any plans on trying out for a fall... Read more »