Two Time Plane Crash Survivor Bounces Back and Fulfills a Dream on 24 November 2014 by digitalsportsnews
"I can hear their voices in my head. When I face a difficult situation I can hear my dad guiding me. That's really all I strived to do my whole life ... to honor him with my life,” said Austin Hatch, of how he copes with the tragedy. In 2003, Austin was involved in a plane crash that killed his Mother, Brother, and Sister. His Father, Dr. Stephen Hatch was the pilot. Tragedy struck again in [...]
McFarland, USA: Kevin Costner Aims to Inspire on 21 November 2014 by digitalsportsnews With the holiday season approaching, the box office is looking to cash in with a barrage of heart-warming films. One that may stand out for movie-goers is the inspirational Disney sports film directed by Niki Caro called McFarland USA. Disney has released other notable films like Cool Runnings, Remember the Titans, and most recently, Million Dollar Arm, which received critical acclaim. McFarland U [...]
Jennifer Bricker: Gymnast Born Without Legs on 20 November 2014 by digitalsportsnews
Aerialist, High school tumbling state champion, competitor in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), a performer in Britney Spears’ world tour, and motivational speaker. These are notable, even impossible accomplishments for any human being to achieve in a lifetime, but these accomplishments belong to Jennifer Bricker: the gymnast that was born without legs. Romanian born, Bricker’s b [...]
- Fall Athletics Update The office will open in the fall for athletics on August 11. Here are the items you will need to be eligible (and receive your green card) on your first day of practice on August 18 (hs football only) and August 23 (all other sports): 1. A current physical (that doesn’t expire during the season). 2. 3 signed forms: a. Concussion awareness (in athletic handbook) b. Medical (in athletic handbook) c. Inherent risk form – must do new one for 2010-11 school year. 3. Purchase an ASB. 4. Your second semester grades must meet our school standard: a. 2.0 or higher GPA. b. No “F” grades. c. If you don’t meet that standard, you will be on academic probation (see handbook) the first three weeks of the season (beginning when school starts). Remember… your coach cannot allow you to practice without you handing them an eligibility card. Don’t wait until the last minute to get your paperwork taken care of. Have a great summer!
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