Student Athlete of the Week: Eli Estes


Do you think Nebraska high school athletes should be able to do the same? Really you have to focus on every aspect to be able to perform.

The teams at the national tournament were so evenly matched, Mr. Jones said, that two of his games ended in overtime.

All area track teams continue to wait and do the best they can to keep their athletes sharp for the upcoming season, but for individuals competing in certain events, it has been a challenge. "That's what I know works". I just felt at home there.

"We finally have all our dugouts finished and all the bleachers finished so now we're working on backstops", she said. Samantha is not only a versatile player, she is a solid student that will be a terrific representative of Concordia University and our women's basketball team.

Roatta Johnson head coach of the team was positive that if it wasn't for the injuries more meals could have been achieved.

"[Coach Costanzo] associated my unhappiness with all of my injuries though", Joiner said.

In a Thursday interview with News4Jax, Sporty Thigpen said she was at the game in New Smyrna Beach that turned violent after the final play, leading to the arrest of a Middleburg Broncos coach. The former guard made a decision to leave the team just before winter break in 2017.

"I still have high expectations for (the girls)", she said. "Last year was fun, but it's really helpful to have a friend go with you to these meets".

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Ben Martin, a former Prep captain, was an assistant coach at Union and the recruiting process started with him.

Jackie Rickard's reasoning for becoming the program's first-ever swim coach was simple.

"With (Tedford) putting in effort to give a chance with kids that haven't really won or anything, that's awesome", freshman Sage Gavin said. "One would say one thing, one would say another thing".

Mr. Jones, who is legally blind, played in a league for sighted players a few years ago.

"Everybody that I've touched has been really supportive", Tedford said. We were really excited for that game and hoping we would win, and I kind of was thinking we would go to the next round, but everything happens for a reason, and we fought really hard.

Costanzo has been coaching basketball for 12 years, 11 of which have been at Allegheny.

"My hard work and determination", Estes said, "it goes back to my love for baseball".

In their first match of the year, the Lady Indians were led by the strong performances of Abby Riehle in Varsity Singles and in JV Doubles by the tandem of Delaney Bushhorn and Cheyenne McMullen.

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"If you think about nutrition laws, you can not have a sack lunch from the lunchroom on the bus for all that time and it be healthy", she said.

"It was flawless timing for me", Tedford said.

The Sparta Diamonds will again field one to two competitive teams at every level from 8U-14U, looking to build off the tremendous achievements in 2017.

Croft becomes the first-ever basketball player of the year victor from Iowa Central.

In those eight years, I had the pleasure of seeing her help my children grow not just as athletes but also as young adults.

With his senior year winding down, Weaver has joined his brother, Blaine - who starred on the basketball court and now sits at the No. 1 singles slot for West on the tennis court - in the latter sport.

"I'll definitely miss playing, but it's the best decision", Joiner said. "As soon as our season ends I'm in the weight room and I have a gym in my house, so I work out all the time".

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