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

2014-05-15 16:40:00 UTC – 74 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

2015-09-28 01:15:27 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: Kevin Kiermaier: One Pitch Away

2015-11-11 15:53:30 UTC – 16 comments

With his senior season in high school winding down and no offers to continue playing in college, Kevin Kiermaier’s major league baseball dream was quickly fading into the Indiana summer sunset. That is, until one pitch changed everything. Five years later, Kiermaier no longer lives in obscurity. He has reached Triple-A, and is one final step from the major leagues. View Complete Story

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College: Adam Wilk: Sharing The Glove

2016-04-19 14:55:56 UTC – 0 comments

Growing up in southern California, Adam Wilk had the same dream as thousands of kids across the country. He wanted to play Major League Baseball. But as the son of a single mom where money was tight, just having a glove wasn’t a given for Wilk. Now, five years after making his debut with Detroit, Wilk is endeavoring to ensure that young kids in his neighborhood don’t face similar struggles. View Complete Story

College: Austin Pruitt: Closing In

2016-04-14 16:40:13 UTC – 0 comments

The official Triple-A roster was posted on the board, and for the first time, Austin Pruitt’s name was included. His next step toward realizing his major league dream was realized. The Tampa Bay Rays have provided him with the most recognizable stage – and mound - in minor league baseball. What happens next is up to him. View Complete Story

College: Alyssa Gasperini: After ACL, Friend, Folder Lead To Peace

2016-04-12 18:17:55 UTC – 8 comments

The life that Alyssa Gasperini knows began in Indiana, but the daughter of a United States Marine has forced her to adapt to a lifestyle on the move. While packing her belongings several times, Gasperini made sure her soccer ball was accounted for, for soccer was her one true companion. She’s played on pitches in Kentucky and Japan, before ultimately growing up in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Now she’s taken her game to Raleigh, as a star freshman striker for William Peace University. View Complete Story

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College: Marissa Young: Duke Softball, From Scratch Read Story

Great article. Duke made the right choice again. I'm excited to be able to follow your new career and success at Duke. Go Blue Devils!

By Tony

College: Marissa Young: Duke Softball, From Scratch Read Story

Great is He that is in me, than He that is in the world !

By Bubba

Minors: Boarding Pass To MLB: Vince Belnome Read Story

This is a very nice story but I got lost in it!!! Does this mean Vinny's playing ball again? 😊😊😊😄😄😄

By Connie (Concetta)
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