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College: Pennies From Heaven: NC State's Marissa Kastanek

2014-05-15 16:40:00 UTC – 42 comments

How many times have you walked down the street and seen a penny? During NC State All-America Marissa Kastanek's time in Raleigh, the answer is too many to count. But Kastanek continued to find coins laying on the ground. In the parking deck. On her way to class. They were just coins thrown into a jar. Until a revelation occurred. View Complete Story

MLB: Brandon Guyer: A Fearless Bet For A Lifetime

2014-04-15 15:54:15 UTC – 12 comments

It began as a $50 bet. It ended in marriage. What happened in between is a story of sports, love and timing for Tampa Bay Rays and Durham Bulls outfielder Brandon Guyer and Lindsay Murphy, with a little bit of Hollywood mixed in. View Complete Story

Minors: Barreling Toward the Big Leagues: Kirby Yates

2014-07-25 14:55:23 UTC – 138 comments

Hawaii is known for breathtaking beauty. Pristine beaches that stretch for miles. Unrelenting Pacific waves over which surfers salivate. Active volcanos. Luaus. Pearl Harbor. Hawaii isn’t exactly known for producing major league baseball players. However, one family in Hawaii is on the verge of producing not one major leaguer - but two. And a gnarly surfer to boot. View Complete Story

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College: NC State's Jessica Baity: Kickstart for Christ

2014-10-26 13:08:49 UTC – 156 comments

While pursuing a teaching dream, an NC State women’s soccer player has touched her home county through her mind, spirituality and her athletically trained feet. Jessica Baity has accomplished this without yet having set foot into a classroom. At just the age of 20, she’s been able to connect with her heart of a teacher, her love of Christ and her skills on the pitch. View Complete Story

NC State: Jennifer Mathurin's Journey: From Montreal's Darkness to Raleigh's Light

2014-10-23 03:30:55 UTC – 194 comments

The only thing that kept me off the streets was basketball. Most kids in my area don’t go to college. Most work fast food or deal drugs. I had cousins in the drug industry. I’m not going to lie. It was really tempting. Then, I started caring about my life. These words are from a first-year NC State athlete. In a world where you can find a coddled, entitled athlete on every street corner, this NC State basketball player was fighting a daily battle to stay on the good side of life. View Complete Story

College: NC State's Alexa Allen: Bike Ride To World Cup

2014-10-21 13:06:17 UTC – 0 comments

Her soccer journey began as an implied bike ride in upstate New York. The tales parents will tell. Years later, that faux bike ride has not only been converted into a soccer scholarship, but a position on a national team vying for a spot in the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. View Complete Story

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