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My First Track Meet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Despite all the training, when the day of my first track meet finally arrived, I didn’t feel ready. I had been preparing for weeks, but I was still jittery. I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know what event I was going to run. I didn’t... (more »)
the black and white This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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there's something about the black and white of running. something about the sweat, the pain of pushing hard time and time again the realization that the same fire that rages in my legs, in my arms, burns fiercely in my heart Because if... (more »)
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Adrenaline This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There is something addictive about the feeling of adrenaline pumping through your veins as you run from base to base, focused on one thing: not losing. It is like you are running from your greatest fear, hoping not to get caught. There is... (more »)
Football
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A life lesson that I learned is, even though you want to be known and seen as a good football player, you need to put your team first. Our team was playing a scrimmage against ourselves and I was on defense and as an linebacker. My job is to... (more »)
the day i learned
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One time I learned from something in my life is when I was in sixth grade. So there I was, on the court, we were down by about three points. I had the ball on a fast break, I was being cocky and thinking to myself that I could make the three... (more »)
What LeBron Should Do
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Let’s not talk up a storm that’s not even on the radar. Sure, Houston has their eyes set on free agent LeBron James. So does Los Angeles—both teams. And Chicago. And Cleveland (cue the snorts). They all have their pitches written out,... (more »)
Spartans Land Transfers, Promising Future
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This past week, East Lansing got a little more populated—and a lot more popular. In a matter of four days, two college basketball standouts transferred to Michigan State. Perhaps even more stunning than the closeness in time of the two... (more »)
3 Things Cleveland Must Consider
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Call it a gift from God. A product of fate, who knows. In the last four years since LeBron James left Cleveland stranded, demoralized, and in a revolting uproar of jersey-fed bonfires, the Cavaliers have somehow had their beloved ping pong ball... (more »)
My Run
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A year ago, when someone asked me why I run I would answer, “To keep in shape” without thinking twice about it. I didn’t run because I loved it, I ran because science told me I needed physical activity to keep me healthy. December 3, 2013... (more »)
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Where's My Competition
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It started last year. I was a freshmen and new to the track and field team. Though back then wished I started sooner like in seventh grade or even eighth. Still I could remember walking into the nurse’s office earlier that year for my... (more »)
Recouping for an Unexpected Future
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Have you ever wondered, What if, for some reason, I didn’t get a paycheck for the work I did this week? Well imagine busting your tail to the limit at one thing your entire life, overcoming health adversity for the sake of continuing the job,... (more »)
3 Things Cleveland Must Consider
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Call it a gift from God. A product of fate, who knows. In the last four years since LeBron James left Cleveland stranded, demoralized, and in a revolting uproar of jersey-fed bonfires, the Cavaliers have somehow had their beloved ping pong ball... (more »)
Austen's Big League Dream
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Austen’s Big League Dream I was a 12 year old seventh grader playing my last year for little league in 2007. I remember making an 8 year old all-star team when I was 7 years old. I also remember my 10 year old all-star team making it to 4th... (more »)
Coaching a Female
Sports can have a huge influence on all of us, whether you are a bystander or fan, but sports have a huge influence on the athlete. Over forty million youth participate in sports up to the age of eighteen. Most athletes are affected by his/her... (more »)
Hockey
Hockey Despite living in places where hockey is irrelevant, hockey has still managed to be my favorite sport to both watch and play. When I lived in Washington in second grade, I was first introduced to the game. My family went ice skating with... (more »)
I was Raised by the Pool
I was raised by the pool. Not in the figurative poem way, but literally, my entire life has been on the poolside. Ever since my mom took me to a “Mommy and Me” baby class when I was two, where you basically learn how to float without crying, I... (more »)
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