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Origin of the Student-Athlete

Many people know the term student-athlete, a student enrolled in a college or university that plays a varsity sport, but most people don’t know where the term came from, and why it came about. 467 more words


Athlete of the Week: Mariel Towns

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BUTLER – Mariel Towns has been playing the game of basketball since middle school and every year, according to her coach, Matt Troutman, she gets better and better. 260 more words


Student Athlete: Jaclyn Yankle

Youngstown, OH (WYTV) – Mooney’s Jaclyn Yankle is a two sport standout for the Cardinals, racking up 7 varsity letters in basketball and volleyball. She’s also a straight A student, and is competitive at whatever she does. 268 more words


Fast "Track" to a Great Football Program

I am going to piggyback on Cole Young’s post on the PrepsKC site from last week regarding the Ohio State football-recruiting tweet that recently blew up the Internet… the one that graphically displayed the fact that out of 47 recruits on their (OSU) squad, 42 were multi-sport athletes. 637 more words


Audio Story: Jewel Cotton, Student Athlete

I interviewed student athlete Jewel Cotton for an my audio assignment for class. Cotton Is in her junior year at CMU and plays for the the Central Michigan Chippewas Women’s Basketball team.



Amateurism. For over 100 years, the NCAA has been in a struggle to maintain amateurism in college athletics. The question is, what is amateurism and why is it so vital to college athletics? 532 more words


Do It B1G

13 days post breaking my foot, I competed in my final Big Ten Championships as an Iowa Hawkeye. It was not pretty, and it was painful, but it got done. 946 more words

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