Interview

After her death, sports information director’s mother touched life of one more student

Her students have called her a friend for life. An inspirational person who only saw the good in any situation. They talk about how she could light up a room with the amount of knowledge she had. Even though she taught in elementary school, her students have said she inspired them to become teachers when they got older.

Longtime MIT lacrosse coach learned perspective from his players - and taught them a little bit, too

I was influenced by some teachers and coaches at my high school and felt that it would be a nice career - work with young people, teach and coach.

Biathlete world champion makes history with help of wife and baby

I was planning to retire. My wife, Erika, and I were expecting our first child, and I didn’t want to be an absent father.

Surviving Together

A team comforts one of its own — even without knowing why.

Persistence Pays

The summer before her sophomore year at Seton Hall, Kayleigh Ellison suffered a seizure. The diagnosis: a brain tumor. After surgery, Ellison returned to school and earned her degree. But as she looked ahead to law school, she realized something was missing in her life.

Pigskin Professor

In September, term limits ended Rogers Redding’s time as NCAA secretary-rules editor for football, but he remains the national coordinator of officials. “I’m glad that I’m staying on in this role,” says Redding, 75.

Waterlogged

A dropped ball, a midtournament swim and a test of resolve for a Jacksonville golfer.

A Different Shade of Blue

A women’s lacrosse team finds a new home after its school shut its doors.

A New Course

At 50, Joanne Adams hoped college golf would offer a fresh challenge. It provided much more.

Score One for Honesty

The triumph of giving up a victory that wasn’t earned.

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