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An interview with Ben Brooks and his new shoe brand dedicated to bringing the past to the future: ERAone Footwear

As Sean Cliver notes in The Disposable Skateboard Bible, collecting hard goods and soft goods was a pretty fringe activity until the mid 1990’s when eBay opened up the flood gates for mass consumption. 1,434 more words


Review of 'Grow Up' by Ben Brooks

Grow Up was recommended to me before I went to university three years ago, back when my love for the novels of  John Green knew no bounds. 716 more words


Review of Lolito by Ben Brooks

It starts to rain. It crescendos. We’re halfway around the field. I don’t want to run. I’ll fall over if I try. I’ll fall over and I won’t want to stand up and I’ll lie in the grass and sad dogs will eat my body. 443 more words

Book Review

Knights preparing for battle

As he begins his second season as Pope John Paul II High’s head coach, Justin Geisinger hopes his Knights are looking at better days.

After last season’s 2-9 campaign – which saw the program’s losing streak in region games reach 21 – PJP II brings back a wealth of experience in players who went through those growing pains. 1,102 more words


Grow Up // Book Review

Grow Up

Author: Ben Brooks

Published: 2011

Date Read: 7th August 2016

Rating: ★★★★✩ 512 more words


2016 TBCA all-state baseball teams

Here’s a look at the 2016 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball teams:

Class A

IF Alex Brewer (Forrest); IF/P Even Russell (Scotts Hill); IF Seth Price (Watertown); OF/P Scott Lentz (Columbia Academy); IF Bryce Giles (Summertown); OF Justin Shaw (Knoxville Grace); IF Kyle Davidson (Community); IF/P Bobby Parliament (Gordonsville); IF/P Luke Murphy (East Robertson); UTIL/P Ryan Weathers (Loretto); IF Jacob Laws (Loretto); OF Xavier Fuller (Middle College); OF Brandon Kelley (Eagleville); P/IF Junior Kimmel; RHP Ryan Yelensky (Forrest); RHP Ryan Yelensky (Forrest); RHP Carter Holt (Jackson Christian); RHP Kendrick Malone (Peabody); IF/P Graham Duke (Cornersville); RHP/IF Miles Humphrey (Jackson Christian). 305 more words