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Don DiJulia steps away as athletics director after working 50 years in college sports

When Don DiJulia graduated from Saint Joseph’s with a degree in political science, his goal was to become a high school teacher and coach.

Olympic athlete sees Kentucky as best track to next games

She was the first high school athlete to twice win the Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year and the youngest track athlete in 40 years to make the U.S. Olympic team.

College president fulfills big leadership role in Little League Baseball

When Little League Baseball searched for a new member to join its international board of directors in 2006, it didn’t have to look far.

Student-athlete finds perfect harmony in tennis and barbershop quartet

Stephen Goldman enrolled in high school chorus because he wanted to take a class with his best friend. What he found instead was a profound passion for music.

After losing her leg in a moped accident, lacrosse player moves forward with sense of purpose, humor

The UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team takes the line for a four-part fitness test at the start of every school year, the first challenge before a season full of them.

Cleared for Takeoff

Wingate high jumper Isaiah Kyle, who collapsed in cardiac arrest during preseason conditioning last season and returned to become the national championship runner-up, yearns to be more than a comeback story.

Basketball, math, violin: Belmont center a triple threat

In basketball, a player in triple-threat position is ready to shoot, pass or dribble. But Belmont senior center Tyler Hadden offers three threats of a different sort. Besides playing college basketball, he is a math major with an eye on becoming an actuary and also plays the violin.

A New Champion for the Cause

When Caitlyn Wong’s assistant coach shared his passion for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Wong took the challenge — and ran with it.

Wisconsin-Parkside wrestler continues family legacy

As Wisconsin-Parkside senior Nick Becker prepares for this year’s Division II Wrestling Championships, he has more on his mind than winning a third consecutive national title.

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