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Good Hurt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Good Hurt is waking up in the morning Muscles stiff, unable to move Shuffling to the mess hall And starting your day with bacon and eggs It’s getting out early Dew adorning your sloppy-tied cleats It’s feeling life’s slow return to... (more »)
The Girl Wearing Blue This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Number seven,” says the woman at the check-in table, tossing me a black tryout shirt. “You got the lucky one.” The player in line behind me actually lets out a faint sigh of disappointment as I unfold the jersey, revealing the bold... (more »)
Powerlifting This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I'm an addict, and have been since freshman year. The first time I walked into my high school's weight room, I knew it wouldn't be the last. Heavy metal music blasted, seniors were getting huge, and my history teacher was doing a billion pull-ups.... (more »)
Never Give Up
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“Bergeron scores! Patrice Bergeron!! With the point of the dagger at their throats, they rip it out of Toronto’s hands, and kill the beast!”             Jack Edwards, the NESN Bruins commentator has a way with words. He used... (more »)
The Value of Giving over Receiving
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A chilling, cool breeze quickly filled the air at Fenway Park and the game was tied at one, in the bottom of the eighth. It was my first Red Sox game as an eight-year-old and excitement came upon us as David Ortiz came up to the plate with the... (more »)
I Believe
To some people pick-up basketball is a game to me it is life. Pick-up basketball created who I am today. This is not your ordinary game of basketball. I play on blacktop instead of the wooden floors. The score counts up by ones and is played... (more »)
Lebron James Journey Through Life
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  Lebron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. His mother, Gloria Marie James was 16 when she gave birth and raised Lebron on her own. Lebron?s childhood was not a fairytale either, Lebron had to move from apartment to... (more »)
800 Meters
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“800 runners are freaks.” The 800 meter run is widely regarded as the most difficult race in Track and Field. The difficulty lies in it’s complexity and the fact that it is about the physical equivalent of wrestling an elephant. While... (more »)
My Dream
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Everybody has their own dream, princess,hero,NFL quarterback,or to be in the world cup.But as we grow up we come to a realization that our dreams,no matter how likely they seemed when we were five it is now unreachable. I also had a dream but it... (more »)
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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
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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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
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