The good people of Duluth, Minn., some 86,000 strong, are a hearty bunch. You don't have much choice when you choose to live on the shores of the world's largest freshwater body of water, Lake Superior, in the northeastern part of the state, where temperatures can hit zero degrees or below f…
A lot of things have changed since Alex Shube laced up her cleats and put on her shin pads as a senior in high school.
The upbeat baseball anthem written by John Fogerty came along 10 years after the issue of girls in Little League was settled. There might not be a better way than the chorus of ‘Centerfield’ to sum up what young girls across the country were thinking 41 summers ago:
Children are rarely burdened with the responsibility of making a major decision. Those regarding athletics, especially at the youth levels, are rarely lumped into the life-changing category.
Ellen Preston doesn’t need to consult the record books when she discusses Sandy Bryan Weatherall, who was already a lacrosse prodigy at the Pingree School when Preston started coaching her as a freshman in 1976.
In a running career that took her all over the globe, Peabody’s Lesley Welch Lehane warmed up in a variety of locales and circumstances.
For every accomplishment, every moment of greatness, there was an obstacle Evelyn Oquendo had to overcome.
In the era of soda shops and bobby socks, Anne (Flynn) Michalski stood out in a male-dominated athletic domain at Holten High School in Danvers.
If you were an athlete growing up on the North Shore in the 1970s, Ipswich High School provided an environment for growth and development.
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