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    Athletic Scholarships 101


    What do you really know about athletic scholarships?  If your goal is to get an athletic scholarship or for your son or daughter to get an athletic scholarship then this is a must read! Let's start with the facts about playing college sports and athletic scholarships There are 8 million high [...]

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    Playing Division I Requires More than Talent


    Guiding Future Stars (www.GuidingFutureStars.com) is a student development company that is committed to transform the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.  GFS will educate prospective student-athletes about what it takes to play at the next level, how [...]

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    7 Habits of Highly Recruitable Student-Athletes


    Guiding Future Stars (www.GuidingFutureStars.com) is a student development company that is committed to transform the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.  GFS will educate prospective student-athletes about what it takes to play at the next level, how [...]

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    Coach Christian on Recruiting


    Coach Jamion Christian just completed his 5th season as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Mount St. Mary's University and it was a special one.  Recently named the 2017 Ben Jobe award winner which is presented annually to the top minority coach in division I men's basketball.  Jamion led the Moun [...]

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    Stop the Madness


    Stop the Madness. Not March Madness, the Recruiting Madness.  The NCAA has the opportunity to do just that when the Division I Council meets in two weeks to make a decision on proposal 2016-26 which in short would prevent the epidemic of early recruiting in Lacrosse. The decision could be a monu [...]

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    College Recruiting: Making a Good 1st Impression


    Guiding Future Stars is a student-development company that is committed to transforming the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.   GFS assists prospective student-athletes and their families navigate through the recruiting process by educating them abo [...]

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    The 12 Stops on the Recruiting Road


    Guiding Future Stars is a student-athlete development company that is committed to transforming the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.   EDUCATE prospective student-athletes, parents, and coaches about what it takes to play at the next level, ho [...]

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    8 College Recruiting Tips for Parents to Guide their Athletes


    Guiding Future Stars is a student-athlete development company that is committed to transforming the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.   EDUCATE prospective student-athletes, parents, and coaches about what it takes to play at the next level, [...]

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    Alternative Facts in the Recruiting Process


    Guiding Future Stars is a student-development company that is committed to transforming the next generation into excellent students, great athletes, and extraordinary people.   GFS assists prospective student-athletes and their families navigate through the recruiting process by educating them abo [...]

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    Pitfalls to Avoid in the Recruiting Process


    The college recruiting process can be tricky to navigate if you don't have a clear road map to guide you.   As a prospective student-athlete there are things that you must do in order to get recruited.   However, there are also things that you must avoid to be unrecruited.   Be sure to not fall i [...]

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    Road Map To Contacting College Coaches


    The College Recruiting Process is all about building relationships with college coaches. It's time to begin reaching out to college coaches whose programs you are interested in.   There are certain steps you should follow to garner the attention of college coaches.   But before we start emailing [...]

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    Character Counts in the Recruiting Process


    A prospective student-athlete's character may be the most important attribute to a college coach.    A college coach only has a limited amount of opportunities to evaluate a prospective student-athlete's character.   In order to help prospective student-athletes understand that it could be the di [...]

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    4 Attributes to be a Recruitable Student-Athlete


    Are you a recruitable student-athlete? Every college coach seeks different qualities or attributes in their recruits whether it be athletic, academic, or a specific psychological attribute. These characteristics vary from coach to coach depending on the sport, the school, the division, or the confe [...]

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    College Recruiting: Give your Kids the Keys


    Welcome to the Guiding Future Stars Academy College Recruiting Blog Are you interested in playing sports in college? Are you a prospective student-athlete or parent of a child who aspires to play in college but have no idea where to begin.  If so, you’re not alone.  The college recruiting proc [...]

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    Finding Your College Experience Trifecta


     "Being a student-athlete should enhance your college experience, not be a roadblock to your success." Prospective student-athletes should search for a school that will provide them with the best college experience academically, athletically, and socially; we call this the The College Experie [...]

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    The College Search Process vs. The College Recruiting Process


    The college recruiting process is an exciting time for a prospective student-athlete, it is the pinnacle of all of the time, effort, and energy dedicated to their sport.   However,  the challenge for many prospective student-athletes is differentiating the college search process from the college r [...]

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    College Recruiting: Don’t Start Early to Commit Early


    The NCAA DI transfer numbers are increasing at an alarming rate.  Why is that?   Many prospective student-athletes are asked to make an early decision on their future.  How can we expect a teenager who doesn't even have their driver’s license to make a decision that is going to affect the next [...]

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    College Recruiting: Where to Begin?


    Welcome to the Guiding Future Stars Academy College Recruiting Blog Are you interested in playing sports in college? Are you a prospective student-athlete or parent of a child who aspires to play in college but have no idea where to begin.  If so, you’re not alone.  The college recruiting proc [...]

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    The 5 Phases of the College Recruiting Process


    Welcome to the Guiding Future Stars Academy Recruiting Blog Are you interested in playing sports in college? Are you a prospective student-athlete or parent of a child who aspires to play in college but have no idea where to begin.  If so, you're not alone.  The college recruiting process can be [...]

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    Kennard-Dale senior becomes all-time goals leader in PA girls’ lacrosse


      Kennard-Dale’s Football stadium was buzzing with excitement Tuesday for the Rams Girls Lacrosse game against New Oxford. This was not just any game – it was a chance for senior, Morgan Day, to reach Pennsylvania’s all-time scoring record. Decorated in blue and yellow, balloons, the [...]

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    Saegertown Students Use Twitter to Maximize Game Coverage


    Saegertown High School junior Becca Siple, 17, of Saegertown, tweets a Saegertown boys volleyball update during a match against Cambridge Springs.   With the ever evolving flow of technology, we have become a society of people who expect information at their fingertips – and we don’t [...]

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    Eric Mausser Named ALL-USA Wrestling Coach of the Year


    Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa is home to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Wrestling Coach of the Year for 2014-15. Eric Mausser has been selected to receive this award by Jason Bryant or MatTalkOnline.com, and President of the National Wrestling Media Association. For ove [...]

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    Eugene, Oregon to host the 2021 World Athletics Championships


      The small town of Eugene, Oregon, known for its rich American Track and Field history, will become the hosts of the 2021 World Athletics Championships. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has decided on the affectionately named, Track Town, USA because of its de [...]

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    Teams Gear up for the Penn Relays


      Spring is here and with that comes more sunlight, warmer temperatures, and festivals galore. The Philadelphia area is booming with plenty of fun outdoor activities, whether you wish to participate or simply be a spectator. One of the most anticipated events of the season is the Penn rela [...]

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    15th annual Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival Set for April 25


      Radnor High School will be the site for the much anticipated 15th annual Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival. The Festival, which began in 2000, has grown to become the premier high school lacrosse event in the United States. The event’s founder, Katie Samson, grew up in Wayne where she att [...]

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    An Inspiration to All: Remembering Lauren Hill


    Few people display the level of determination and desire that Lauren Hill did during her time with Mount St. Joseph's women's basketball team. While battling an aggressive and inoperable brain tumor, Lauren managed to achieve her dream. On November 2nd, she scored her first and last basket of the [...]

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    Wake County to host Special Olympics Unified Teams this Weekend


      This weekend, Special Olympics Unified Sports track and field teams will compete alongside traditional track teams in the Wake County school system. The event is scheduled to begin at 9am at Garner Magnet High School on Saturday.   The goal of Special Olympics Unified Sports i [...]

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    Highland High School Senior Helps Friends Cross the Finish Line


      Even the most fit and eager individual, competing in a triathalon is quite a challenge. Swimming, cycling, and running -- the three events involved -- are exhausting, requiring all of the physical strength and endurance once can muster. For Spencer Zimmerman, a senior at Gilbert Highland [...]

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    Somerset County Girls are Jumping into Spring


    This spring, Somerset County’s girl’s track is ready to jump into action. The state’s best competitors have a series of accolades under their belt. Frontrunners this season are Hannah Taylor of Montgomery, who has been a favorite in the event since entering high school. She showed how cap [...]

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    Odd Turn of Events Leads to Harrisburg Tiger’s Victory Over Washington


      Tuesday was cause for celebration for Harrisburg's District 2AA triumph. What is being touted as a great game ended in a strange way. After falling behind, a controversial call allowed Harrisburg to close out the game, inching slightly ahead of the Warriors 59-56. With 5.1 seconds left a [...]

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    Honoring Coach Jeff Dienhart: Central Catholic Wins Semistate


    Central Catholic girl basketball sported a familiar phrase of hope on the backs of their shooting shirts -- "Keep going. Keep fighting. Keep battling." Just three days after the death of their beloved assistant basketball coach, Jeff Dienhart, passed away, the team needed his words of encouragemen [...]

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    Nominations are Open for the Second Mr. and Miss PA Basketball Awards Program


      The second Mr. and Miss Pennsylvania Basketball Awards are underway! The award puts the spotlight on the best male and female high school basketball players, and gives them the recognition they deserve. All high school basketball players in the state of Pennsylvania are eligible for nomi [...]

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    Whitehall boys basketball team advances to District 11 Class AAAA semifinals


      Whitehall senior, Brett Radocha has been the superstar of the High School's boys basketball team so far this season. The center racked up a game-high 21 points on Saturday afternoon's game against Bangor, launching them into a 50-41 victory in the District 11 Class AAAA quarterfinal at P [...]

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    Kiera Supple Wins First State Title for Salem Academy


      Kiera Supple has been in the spotlight for some fantastic firsts for her school’s swimming team. Supple, a junior at Salem Academy in Oregon, was one of the first swimmers from the school to win a district championship and qualify for the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Championships in 2 [...]

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    Carroll scores 1,000th point, Advancing CB West to District 1-AAAA Quarters


      On Wednesday evening, Central Bucks West senior, Mackenzie Carroll rightfully took her place in the school's history. In the final moments of the Bucks District One Class AAAA, she made a foul shot that allowed her to reach her 1,000th career point. She joins senior Nicole Munger in ache [...]

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    Richmond Senior, Zielinski, Skates His Way to the Top


      As a child going through school, many of us were involved in sports or clubs of some sort. It was one way to shape our interests as a person, make new friends, and develop a healthy, well-rounded school day. Some of us will find that one sport or club that turns into a life-long passion; [...]

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    Neshaminy’s Mackensie Compton Commits to Providence


    It was love at first sight for Neshaminy High School junior Mackensie Compton with Providence College. The varsity softball player has given a verbal commitment to attend Providence for her freshman year in Fall 2016. “When I visited, I fell in love with the school,” she said. “It was really b [...]

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    Freshman Wrestler is Living a Dream while Inspiring his Team


      Timberlane High School in Plainstow, New Hampshire has built up quite the reputation for their Wrestling team. After winning 21 state titles over the past 22 years, the team has a proud tradition of working hard and succeeding. Winning is only part of their success however, because the t [...]

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    Pennsylvania Seventh Grader has her Sights on Duquesne Basketball


      12-year-old Mackenzie Amalia, a seventh grader at Blackhawk in Pennsylvania, has her sights set on something most kids her age don’t – College. She plays basketball so skillfully, that she has caught the attention of the women’s basketball coach from Duquesne University, Dan Burt [...]

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    Indiana HS Basketball player Josh Speidel involved in Car Crash


    High School Basketball star Josh Speidel, was involved in a car crash over the weekend. The Columbus North senior, a 6-8 basketball standout, was hospitalized after he was involved in a car crash Sunday night. Josh received a head injury from the crash, which caused swelling in the brain. By Monda [...]

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    Ralph Tamm Inducted into Bensalem High School Hall of Fame


    Ralph Tamm played ten seasons with the NFL and won two Super Bowl championships with Washington and the San Francisco 49ers. He won his second Super Bowl ring with the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX in January 1995. Last Saturday, Tamm was inducted into the Bensalem High School Hall of Fame. Tamm was in [...]

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    Local High School Grad Coaches in Super Bowl XLIX


      High School graduate, Dan Quinn, is coaching in his second consecutive Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks as their defensive coordinator. Quinn played offensive and defensive tackle at Morristown, where he was also a thrower for the indoor and outdoor track and field programs. A rar [...]

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    Council Rock South Beats Pennsbury in Wrestling Match


    Council Rock South’s team was down four starters and trailing by 8 against Pennsbury Wednesday night. Joe Doyle was behind in the third period of the 170-pound bout. With only four bouts to go, Joe knew he needed a big hit. Doyle made the hit he needed to bring the CR South team to victory. He t [...]

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    Sluggers Gearing up for Home Run Derby


      Former Northview baseball star, Shawn McCorkel, is excited to see players take part in an event so near to his heart. McCorkel participated in the event when it first began. The 20th Annual Wiregrass High School Home Run Derby has grown to something that has caught a lot of interest. “ [...]

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    Track & Field Coaches Association of Greater Philadelphia Presented a Slew of Talented Athletes


      The Track & Field Coaches Association of Greater Philadelphia congregated in Lehigh on Saturday to put local athletes to the test. Central Bucks East’s Patriots scooped up four gold medals. Among the winners were Oliver Boucher (400), Ata Shahideh (800), Jake Brophy (mile) and the [...]

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    Morrisville Girls Basketball Win 7th Game of the Season


    Last year the Morrisville girls basketball team was not playing too well only winning six games the entire season. Last night the girls won their seventh game of the season against NJ’s Princeton Day School. The Lady Bulldogs won 53-28. They forced 37 turnovers. The main scorers of the game were D [...]

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    Bucknell Junior Defensive Lineman Making Progress from Spinal Injury


      Prior to November 1st, Bangor Area High School graduate, Robert Naylor, played in all eight Bucknell University games in the season with fifteen tackles, two tackles for loss, and one sack. Unfortunately, during a November 1st Bucknell football game, Naylor suffered a cervical spinal inj [...]

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    Linden High School Senior Turns Disability into Success


      Ever since his premature birth in 1996, Matthew Tohon has had a challenging life. Despite his physical disabilities, he doesn’t make “I can’t” a part of his vocabulary. The Linden High School senior exemplifies courage, strength, and academic and athletic excellence in his commun [...]

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    Manchester Township High School Bowler rolls a 300 game


    Monday night, Matt Sullivan, a senior at Manchester Township, rolled a perfect 300 game in a match against Central Regional. All of his teammates rushed to his side on his final frame to congratulate him for his awesome match. Manchester Township completed the big night by winning the regular season [...]

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    Millville High School’s Amanda Smith Scores 1,000th Career Point


      On Wednesday, Amanda Smith scored her 1,000th career point during a 63-43 home game at Millville High School. The fans were excited and ready to witness this moment from the stands. Approximately twenty friends and family came to see Smith reach her goal. Even those that did not know Smi [...]

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    Council Rock North Owns the Court with a Double Overtime Win


    On Tuesday, Council Rock North’s Girls basketball started the game against Council Rock South started the game with a lineup not initially anticipated. Missing three of their started, the Indians were set back due to injury, illness, and fouls. Despite the handicap, senior guard Michaela Finne [...]

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    Hopewell Valley Continues to Dominate in Ice Hockey


      The last several weeks Hopewell Valley has been dominating on the ice. After losing their season opener to Notre Dame, they have won 7 out of 8 games. Last year Hopewell Valley went 11-12-1 and this year they are taking what they learned from the last season to dominate again. “Our play [...]

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    Remembering Stuart Scott


          The news of the passing of Stuart Scott hit close to home at R.J. Reynolds High School on Monday. While most students across the country were coming back from winter break buzzing about holiday on goings, R.J. Reynolds High School started their day on a more somber no [...]

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    Students in MA raise awareness with Soccerthon


      The goal was a big one and it had nothing to do with kicking a ball into a net. Nobody kept score as 27 high school students on rotating teams played a continuous 10-hour soccer game on a recent weekend overnight. Everyone was a winner. Students at Mashpee and Barnstable High Scho [...]

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    Archbishop Wood Bands Together to Blow Away the Competition


      The girls of Archbishop Wood’s Vikings won their bracket at the prestigious Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix on December 19th through the 22nd. Any doubts that they are rebuilding were quickly put to rest with a strong starting lineup of one senior and two juniors. “It’s the [...]

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    Neshaminy Boys Basketball Team wins first ever memorial tournament


    The Neshaminy Redskins Varsity Boys Basketball team participated in the first ever Deby Recupido Memorial Holiday Basketball Tournament on December 29-30 and defeated the Suburban One League American Conference rival Upper Merion 52-36 in the tournament opener Dec. 29. They went onto win the [...]

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    Trained by the Best: Winter Track Clinic Offers Unique Opportunity for Athletes


      A unique opportunity is available in Utah for local track athletes to participate in a winter performance clinic. The clinic is unique specifically because it is offering training for able-bodied and para-athletes ages 13 and older. “It’s unlike anything else we’ve done in Utah,” [...]

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    North Carolina Senior Marching in U.S. Army All-American Marching Band


      On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015, Jennifer Heiden, a senior at Green Hope High School in Cary, North Carolina, will be playing with the U.S Army All-American Marching Band. One of 125 students from across the county, Heiden has been selected to play with the prestigious band during half-ti [...]

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    Spring-Ford’s Power proves he’s the one to beat, wins All-Area Cross Country Runner of the Year


    For the second straight year, all eyes were on Spring-Ford distance standout, Paul Power as the man to beat. A defending Pioneer Athletic Conference Champion, Power earns his place as top running in districts and states, going undefeated in dual meets the previous year. He captured his second PAC- [...]

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    South Salem High School Junior, Jordan Woodvine is a Force


      On the morning of September 1st, 2014, Jordan Woodvine woke to a cell phone buzzing with excitement. The 5-foot-11 the South Salem High School junior’s phone became flooded with Division I college basketball coaches trying to recruit her. Five years ago, Woodvine had never even played a compet [...]

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    Central Bucks West: Munger scores 1,000th point in win over Pennridge


    For Central Bucks West senior, Nicole Munger, Tuesday’s game against Pennridge meant the opportunity to reach her 1,000-point milestone. Although she was only 12 points away from the goal, Munger didn’t want to get to celebrate until after the game. “I knew the situation, and I don’t wan [...]

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    Conifer High School’s Adaptive Athletics Program Helping to Create Friendships


    In Jefferson County, Colorado, Conifer High School is things a little differently. The school has created the Adaptive Athletics program, which gets students involved with students with special needs. In her junior year at Conifer, student, Taylor Sader-Neade was looking for something a little d [...]

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    Back on my Feet: Making a Difference One Step at a Time


    Founded in 2007 by Anne Mahlum, Back on My Feet is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that uses running as a tool to build self-esteem in the homeless. “We believe running instills confidence, motivation and goal-setting,” said Kristen Kouk, a spokeswoman for the Dallas chapter. “Take Jerry, f [...]

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    A Blast from the Past: English Teacher Unearths a Part of his Students’ Childhood


    When you check your mailbox at home, what do you typically find? For most, it’s a mix of junk mail and bills. In an age where technology rules, we seldom receive a hand-written letter anymore. Imagine the surprise when students received not only a hand-written letter, but one that they had wri [...]

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    Middle Schooler Rocks the Mat and the Mic


    Karen Lunsford knows what it’s like to be a concerned parent. As a parent who wants nothing than to see her child thrive, she was shocked when her precious son was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor. Karen and her family did not have the time to absorb what had just occurred to her son becaus [...]

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    Hollis Belger Wins Sports Feel Good Story of the Year


    Winner of the 2014 Sports Feel Good Story of the Year, Hollis Belger was awarded $500 for her submission. Submitted by her mother, Allison, Belger’s story showcases the 9-year olds daily soccer juggling using only her feet, while holding a fundraising campaign for St. Jude Children’s Researc [...]

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    Cheltenham High School Cross Country Coach Writes a Book


      “The team never needs an individual but the individual always needs a team” are words that Coach Tom Sexton lives by. At 76 years old, he has been coaching cross country at Cheltenham High School since 1966. Sexton is a man who has been shaped by his experiences and a passion for t [...]

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    Charlie Davies: After 5 Years, Soccer Player Gets a Second Chance


    Five years ago, one night changed Charlie Davie’s life forever. Just two days before a big U.S. game, the 23-year old Soccer star accepted a ride home from a bar from someone he did not know was intoxicated. "At one second, I think I'm playing in the World Cup," Davies says. "The next, it's [...]

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    Sports Journalist Without Sight Overcomes Obstacles


    Most would say that sports are a completely visual experience, but one of the most important aspects of Radio and TV broadcasting comes from the announcer. Being from the Philadelphia area, the voice of the Philadelphia Phillies, Harry Kalas, was a beloved part of our cities culture. For nea [...]

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    Pennsbury Falcon’s Superfan Wears his Team on his Hair


    David Schilling is a die-hard fan of Pennsbury football. With his bright orange Mohawk, the 16-year old certainly stands out from the rest of the crowd. David was born with cerebral palsy, a disorder of the muscles that affects body movement and coordination, and is wheelchair bound. For the pas [...]

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    PIAA Class AAAA Semifinal Preview: Wilson vs. Pine-Richland


      For every Lancaster-Lebanon League team but Wilson, this weekend marks the start of the winter sports season. Everyone else is turning their attention to basketball, wrestling or the other indoor sports, the Bulldogs are still playing football. The Section 1 champions captured thei [...]

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    Drum Line’s Trip Turns into National Surprise


    The Drum Line of Grant Union High School in Sacramento, California beats to the mantra, “Not following the paths of others.” Like any other drum line, their goal is to provide music at football games. It serves as an extra-curricular activity for most, as well as a way to make friends, play [...]

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    Ky. High School Football Team Wins Playoff Game On Miracle Double-Tipped Touchdown


    Owensboro (Ky.) High School- Down three with just six seconds and 61 yards to go,the team quarterback Nick Locher launched the ball down the field. Unfortunately the ball was thrown straight at a North Oldham defensive player; Fortunately for Owensboro that player batted the potential intercept [...]

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    Kayla Montgomery: Pushing the limits of MS


    Multiple Sclerosis is a debilitating disease which can disrupt and even block the nerve signals that flow between the brain and lower body and can cause complete numbness, problems with vision, balance, muscle control, and other basic body functions. The effects of the disease are different for [...]

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    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Give a dog a meatball and gain a friend for life.


    As we approach the day of giving “thanks,” I can personally say how thankful I am for my dogs. Our four-legged friends are not only companions, but they are part of our families. When you are having a bad day, they are there for you. They don’t judge you. Their loyalty is everlasting. L [...]

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    Two Time Plane Crash Survivor Bounces Back and Fulfills a Dream


    "I can hear their voices in my head. When I face a difficult situation I can hear my dad guiding me. That's really all I strived to do my whole life ... to honor him with my life,” said Austin Hatch, of how he copes with the tragedy. In 2003, Austin was involved in a plane crash that killed hi [...]

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    McFarland, USA: Kevin Costner Aims to Inspire


    With the holiday season approaching, the box office is looking to cash in with a barrage of heart-warming films. One that may stand out for movie-goers is the inspirational Disney sports film directed by Niki Caro called McFarland USA. Disney has released other notable films like Cool Runnings, Reme [...]

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    Jennifer Bricker: Gymnast Born Without Legs


      Aerialist, High school tumbling state champion, competitor in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), a performer in Britney Spears’ world tour, and motivational speaker. These are notable, even impossible accomplishments for any human being to achieve in a lifetime, but these accomplishme [...]

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    Christiana Students Host Second-Annual Special Olympics Basketball Competition


    Students at Christiana High School were taught valuable life lessons that cannot be learned in the classroom. Christiana High School, located in Newark, Delaware, is filled with an awesome bunch of students. On November 13th, 2014, 100 student volunteers gathered in the school’s gymnasium, music a [...]

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    9 Inches of Snow at NXN Northwest 2014 Did Not Defeat Runners


    Boise, Idaho area accumulated a total of 9 inches of snow over a 48-hour period, right before the Nike Cross Northwest Regionals on Saturday, November 14th. The course proved to be more than interesting for the runners of the NXN course at Eagle Island State Park, just west of Boise, where hard-pac [...]

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    Cardinal Spellman Principal Runs 100 Miles to Inspire Students and Raise Money


    Dan O’Keefe is the Principal of Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, New York and committed to run 100 miles around the school’s track to raise money for school programs, as well as inspire the student body to do something big. “I want to inspire the students to aim for 100,” he said. [...]

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    Truman Defends its Title in Univest’s Caring for Sports Giveaway


    Univest is Committed to Local, so much so that they created a Committed to Local Giving Program in 2012. After the economic downturn, Univest realized that the communities it services needed help. The not- for-profit program is designed to support the ever changing needs of the communities in the fo [...]

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    Coach Parker: An Angel Gives Young Detroit Football Player a Second Chance


    Most teenagers’ lives revolve around friends, school, and anything that’s trending. They do not worry about where they are going to sleep or when they are going to eat next. Sadly, there are over 1.5 million young people who are homeless in the United States – one of them being Angelo Whittis. [...]

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    Win Moves Quakertown Futher Into Playoffs


    After much anticipation, Quakertown and Pennridge finally faced off to open the District One Class 4A playoffs.  In a game going all the way down to the wire, Quakertown was able to overcome the Rams 14-10 for its first playoff victory ever. Scoring the sole touchdown of the first half when [...]

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    Terminally ill college basketball player gets her wish


    Almost one year ago on November 20th, 2013, student, Lauren Hill, then a senior at Lawrenceburg High School in Indiana, began feeling ill. She started to experience symptoms which Doctors ultimately diagnosed as Diffused Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, or, DIPG – an inoperable form of brain cancer [...]

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    Northeast Ohio High School Recreates Lebron James Nike Video


    The new Nike commercial featuring Lebron James has been more than inspiring to communities around the nation.  The is especially the case in Northeast Ohio. The video sparked an idea for the Rockey Rover High School football team, where they recreated the video to show school and community s [...]

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    9/11 and the Healing Impact of Sports


    It is hard to find anyone who doesn’t remember where he or she was when two jumbo jets struck the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, bringing a collective shock to the country and the world. How could this happen? Who would commit such a devastating act? These questions and [...]

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    As football season approaches, remember to stay hydrated!


    It can’t be said enough how critical it is for high school athletes to be thoroughly tested for any preexisting medical conditions that may inhibit them from participating in a sport. Too often have athletes been given the “green light” to participate in a sport when, in actuality, they were n [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission! (Due 6/14)


    Intern Mission: Interview sports radio host or program manager! (Due Date: Saturday, 6/14/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists to interview a local sports radio host or program manager. Journalists: Understanding what goes into a spor [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Task! (Due 5/31)


    Best Memories! (Due Date: Saturday, 5/31/14) Due to the holiday and short week, there will not be a DigitalSports Internship Mission. Instead, we want you to put together a short piece on your best memories for this shcool year. In as many words as you'd like, tell us what separated this [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week! (Due 5/24)


    Intern Mission: Coach of the Year! (Due Date: Saturday, 5/24/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists to write about who they think is the school's Coach of the Year! Journalists: One of the most rewarding experiences of being a coach is [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week!


    Intern Mission: College-bound athlete interview (Due Date: Saturday, 5/17/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists to interview an athlete at their school that will be taking his/her talents to college. Journalists/Photojournalists/Videographers: [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week! (Due 5/10)


    Intern Mission: "We've got spirit, yes we do!" (Due Date: Saturday, 5/10/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists/photojournalists to define school spirit through words and photos. Journalists/Photojournalists: School spirit is prominent in [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week! (Due 5/3)


    Intern Mission: Five Reasons Sports Are Important (Due Date: Saturday, 5/3/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists to give us five (5) reasons why sports are important for high schools and high school students/athletes. Journalists: Some [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week! (Due 4/26)


    Intern Mission: Take a fan photo (Due Date: Saturday, 4/26/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists/photojournalists to capture fan reactions during a game. Journalists/Photojournalists: Attend a spring sporting event and capture one or [...]

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    Spring Break Intern Challenge!


    Spring Break Challenge! (Due Date: Saturday, 4/19/14) DigitalSports realizes that many students across the nation are currently on Spring Break, but we'd like to present a fun writing challenge to you all while you are away from school!  Challenge: In as many words as you'd like, wri [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week! (Due 4/12)


    Intern Mission: Summarize a game (Due Date: Saturday, 4/12/14) For our next DigitalSports Internship Mission, we are asking student journalists/photojournalists to summarize a spring sporting event on their respective DigitalSports team site and are asking web designers to create a team page [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Mission of the Week!


    Intern Mission: Preview a spring sport/team (Due Date: Saturday, 4/5/14) Journalists: The spring sports season is upon us! In fact, for some high schools, spring seasons are already underway. We are asking student journalists to preview any spring sport/team they'd like to write about in 2 [...]

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    DigitalSports Internship Opportunities!


    DigitalSports Internship Opportunities! Get your students and athletes involved! DigitalSports is currently looking for high school students and/or athletes interested in pursuing a journalism, sports journalism or photography career. Our site not only acts as a public forum for member [...]

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    DigitalSports’ 2014 National Lacrosse Preseason Rankings Are Out!


    We are both pleased and proud to present the DigitalSports National Lacrosse Preseason Top 50 Power Rankings for high schools across the nation for 2014! TOP 50 RANKINGS. And here's a quick snap shot of our Top 10: We will be updating the rankings on a weekly basis, so be sure to come back to [...]

 

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