Author: Grace Reyer

Meeting Megan Rapinoe: a dream come true

Grace Reyer (second from left) poses for a picture with Megan Rapinoe (third from left) during a reception preceding Rapinoe's speech at the 40th annual Jimmy Carter Town Hall. (Grace Reyer/Staff Writer) I woke up on Sept. 19, 2022 filled with anticipation. I went to the kitchen, made my breakfast like any other day and [...]

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Female athletes reach incredible heights: imagine if we invested in them

WNBA center Brittney Griner looks to score against defenders while playing for the Russian professional team UMMC Ekaterinburg. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/УГМК) This is the third of a series of articles for Women's History Month spotlighting female empowerment through sports. LeBron James is arguably the best basketball player of all time. James makes $41,180,544 a [...]

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How an ex-baseball player became the best javelin thrower in UAA

Since he was five years old, senior Chris Jernigan has played baseball. Jernigan was so invested in the sport that in 2017, he committed to play varsity baseball for Emory University. However, his course with Emory Athletics was not at all what he had expected.  Jernigan was aware that it was typical for the baseball [...]

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The freak accident that halted my sports career

After the pandemic delayed my first collegiate soccer season, I was ecstatic to play this past fall. I prepared for the season by playing in summer league games, lifting at the gym and working on my fitness more than I ever had before.  I finally felt like I was back in my soccer routine with [...]

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Stevenson defeats Herring in Top Rank’s Atlanta boxing event

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 23: Jamel Herring (L) and Shakur Stevenson (R) exchange punches during their fight for the WBO world junior lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena on October 23, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.(Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images) The World Junior Lightweight Championship, presented by Top Rank in Atlanta [...]

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