June 24, 2019

Hi, my name is Riley Johnson, I am a junior at Urbana High School and soon to be a Racer, as I am committed to play D1 soccer at Murray State in Kentucky.  I play outside back from my Club team (Bethesda) and ODF (Olympic Development Program) team then striker for Urba...

April 15, 2019

For Nia Bedard, her journey into sports was all about finding what she loved.


 

“My introduction to sports was lacrosse when I was in third grade, she says. “But I wasn’t doing it because I loved it, I did it because it was just something for me to do in my spare time....

March 15, 2019

Tommy Wolcott doesn’t describe himself as an athlete — he never could settle on a sport to his liking.

“He tried T-Ball, tried basketball and then did lacrosse for two seasons,” Tommy’s father Chris says. “Nothing ever hit his fancy.”

But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been...

January 15, 2019

Baseball has been Mason Kojac’s main sport since he was barely more than a toddler, first picking up a ball and glove around three or four. It wasn’t until a little later, however, that he realized baseball could be more than just a fun time for him.

“When I first start...

December 18, 2018

Basketball has literally been in Daisy Gardner’s life since birth, according to her mother Gaylene, longtime Brunswick High School basketball coach.

“When she was born, she was on the sidelines in a baby carrier with me,” Gaylene says, “Basketball has been there since t...

November 16, 2018

Ashlynn Routzahn was athletic early. Ballet at five, soccer at six. Thing was, nothing she tried would really stick.

“I was looking or something else,” she says. “They didn’t really make me feel happy, I didn’t enjoy it that much.”

Her parents insisted she do something,...

October 15, 2018

Adlee Boerum has always loved a challenge. The 13-year-old soccer player thrives on competition and has no problem coming from behind to overtake a competitor, even if it takes a while. Especially if it takes a while.

“He’s not afraid of failure. He goes past failure,”...