4 Things They Don’t Tell You About College Athletics — Stefani Shepherd

The world of college athletics is not everything that the crowd sees on game day. Saying it out loud is like wearing a badge of honor: “I was a collegiate athlete.” In the sports world, playing at the college level is one of the highest honors. Yes, there is always the chance of going pro […]

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Marked Absent: When Student-Athletes Miss Class — The Peacock Press

— By Stacey Klempel, Class of 2016 As student athletes patiently sit in class and watch the clock as their professor’s mumble in the background. They wonder if they’re going to have time to eat before their game because they couldn’t miss another class. In the Saint Peter’s University academic policies, it states that all […]

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The Real Life of a College Athlete — Peninsula: Enriching Community through Qualitative Inquiry

Key Terms: Athlete Ethnography Challenges Benefits To: The Captain’s Log From: Connor Martin, Trent Saflin 1115 Country Club, Newport News, VA 23606 connor.martin.13@cnu.edu ­ trent.saflin.13@cnu.edu Subject: The Real Life of a Collegiate Athlete Date:l May 23, 2016 Purpose The purpose of this ethnographic study is to raise awareness and to gather qualitative data on the […]

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Burn Out In High School Athletes: My Opinion — strengthmadesimpleblog

Hello, I’m back! I can totally see why people get hooked on blogging. It’s fun, easy, and you get to express your opinions without anyone interrupting. Burn Out. “Coach, I’m burned out.” “Man, I need a break. Can we have tomorrow off?” “What’s a summer, and how do I get one?” “Sorry I’m late, coach. Slept […]

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How Athletics Can Help in the College Admissions Process — The Admissions Experts

When asked why colleges put so much emphasis on athletics in general, and football in particular, legendary Alabama coach Bear Bryant once famously responded “Well, it’s kind of hard to rally around a math class.” True enough. Yet those athletes who excel in the classroom as well as those “fields of friendly strife” can use […]

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Athletic Recruiting, What Every Parent Should Know — College Sports Scholarships

High School student athletes around the country are doing all they can to communicate and get attention from college coaches. Along the way are a few important things for parents to understand about the College Sports Scholarship process. Social Media, Responsibly: Your child’s social media profile(s) are going to be their introduction to their future […]

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