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Notre Dame de Namur student-athlete gives back to Uganda even after she returns home

Once she returned home from Uganda, Arianna Cunha found a way to continue helping a program that uses sports to teach children about health.

Oklahoma gymnastics star Maggie Nichols shines light on abuse

Maggie Nichols was the first gymnast to report to USA Gymnastics sexual abuse by now-imprisoned physician Larry Nassar.

Kansas State rower and budding nuclear engineer stays focused on the finish line

As a child, Molly Ross played with K’NEX blocks and built robots but thought she wanted to grow up to be a veterinarian.

A 2-campus, 22-hour course load and predawn practices kept Kaitlin Walla on the run

St. Mary’s (Texas) senior Kaitlin Walla just completed what she described as the most physically and mentally challenging semester of her life.

Distress Signal

With the aid of the academy’s mental health services, Navy runner discovers her inner strength

From Russia to Penn State, there was no foiling Olga Kalinovskaya’s plan

Olga Kalinovskaya earned her first NCAA individual national championship in 1993 and repeated as national champion three more times through 1996. In 1995, Penn State began a run of six consecutive national team titles.

Home-court advantage: Daemen coach hits 100 wins in every NCAA division, all in same city

Daemen men’s basketball coach Mike MacDonald has had an uncommon coaching journey, coaching at three colleges, in three NCAA divisions, over a span of 31 years— all while living in the same community.

In chase for record, Northeastern State’s Maddie Boyd keeps swinging

She was painfully close to ending her college career as she had dreamed, her name etched in the record book, her diploma in hand. But in those moments, she questioned whether those dreams were still attainable. Her priorities were forced to shift; it was time to focus on a new little girl.

New DI conference commissioner has stood up for what she believes in

The coaching change Gloria Nevarez went through as a player left a lasting impression after seeing some teammates get run off her Massachusetts squad.

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