Maggie Werba: When Perfectionism Becomes Dangerous

In America, if you strive for perfection, you are seen as driven. As athletes, if you strive for perfection, you are seen as dedicated to your sport. As students, if you strive for perfection, you are seen as an intelligent, committed student. But when does perfectionism become dangerous? My whole life, I have been a…

5 Tips for Managing Stress as an Athlete

By Kaylen Buschhorn SLEEP Sleep is the most effective stress reliever we have. Lack of sleep is a key cause of stress. Try to get your 8 hours every night. MOVEMENT Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Now, this does not mean you need to go run a marathon or lift heavy weights….

Tyler Wilmer: Four Years of Recovering From An Eating Disorder

My name is Tyler Wilmer and this is a small piece of my four and a half year struggle with an eating disorder throughout high school. I’m now a healthy freshman at Roanoke College in Virginia, where I still compete in cross country and track. My story was first published on News Leader in May…

Top 10 Moments of Women in Sports in 2020

Kaylen Buschhorn takes us through a quick recap of some of the best moments from 2020 for women in sports! WNBA Orange: A Fashion Trend WNBA orange was the predominant sports fashion trend in 2020. Not only was it the best selling merchandise item in WNBA history, but the sweatshirt also became a popular pregame…

Pass the Mic: Lacrosse Players Tatiana Samuel & Marie McCool

An exclusive interview with Tatiana Samuel, current collegiate coach at The University of the Cumberlands and former lacrosse player from The University of Montevallo. Tatiana recently participated in a “Partner Pass the Mic” initiative with Marie McCool, a professional lacrosse player and Team USA member. Tatiana took over Marie’s Instagram for a day to share…