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Silverton's Brock Rogers a fast learner on and off the track

SILVERTON – Brock Rogers is a quick study.

Best known as a hurdler on Silverton High School’s track and field team, last year he picked up the open 100-meter dash about two weeks before the district meet. 1,609 more words


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“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give it to no one, not even an animal. 55 more words


Hearing Colors, Tasting Sounds

This past week I read a 2013 New Yorker piece by one of the most notable neurologist’s of the modern era – Oliver Sacks – titled “A Mind’s Eye.” The premise of this piece was the way in which blind individuals experience their blindness; how even if the visual cortex isn’t active in the classic sense of what society considers “seeing,” they have compensatory sensory experiences that are equally as vivid. 762 more words

Psychology & Neuroscience

De Anza League girls' basketball players honored in league awards

Both the Rancho Mirage and Coachella Valley girls’ basketball teams broke postseason droughts this season, tying for third in the De Anza League with 5-5 league marks. 254 more words


Gymnastics: Brighton's Casper, Farmington's Bills win all-around titles

Courtney Casper may have come up short in Brighton’s quest to win a state title in team gymnastics on Friday, but Casper won the Division 1 all around state championship Saturday at Plymouth Canton High School. 167 more words


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Whenever possible I avoid the practice myself. If God meant us to walk, he would have kept us down on all fours, with well-padded paws. 329 more words


What to watch in gymnastics state championships

The gymnastics state championships begin this week at Plymouth High in Canton. Team competition for 13 teams is Friday and the individual championships begin Saturday. Here are eight storylines to watch: 720 more words