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All athletes can be separated into two categories. The first group consists of those who think and hope they are capable of winning; the second group includes those players who know and insist they will win. How an athlete receives the inevitable criticism from the sideline and bleachers will shape and determine the type of athlete she is and...
If you take a moment to discover what Hannah’s philosophy really is, you learn more about her than you’d anticipate. “You have to work for everything you get out of life, and make no excuses along the way.” The Nyberg name is rich with athletic talent, and Dixie High School’s volleyball/softball player, Hannah Nyberg lives up to her name. Both...
If you want to be good then it’s all about the time you put in before the season, in addition to all your coaches ask of you.” With his clubs packed in his bag and the car loaded, an eager Thomas Christiansen sets off to the golf course right after school gets out. “Coaches give us our assignment and what...
Snow Canyon’s, Mishayla Fausett began competing at the early age of 10. Being the youngest participant at the time, running her first marathon, Mishayla finished with an overall time of 4:57:40. This first marathon would be followed by three more in the subsequent years, Mishayla’s transition to soccer comes as no surprise. Taking State in soccer in her freshman year...
Cedar volleyball’s own Ashley Vanfleet has tears welling in her eyes as she listens to her mother, Kim Vanfleet, speak. “I’m from Cambodia...” is how Kim begins before continuing to share the difficulties and challenges of growing up in her home country. Kim goes on by addressing her desires for Ashley and the rest of her children. “I love...
Pine View’s own Hattie Erekson, spends an extraordinary amount of time practicing tennis, hoping to positively represent her school, team, and family. After a full day of school, Hattie heads to practice with her coaches. Following practice, she goes home and spends a few hours on homework before going to a second training session with her personal coach. “I...
We would like to offer special thanks to the following individuals and organizations that helped make MEDIA DAY and the whole HS Sports Insider experience a huge success. When we asked our student athletes what they enjoyed about the experience, a few had this to say: “It was something new, fun, and really hot. But besides the heat, it was a...
Mason Wiley from Pine View has made the decision to play both football and basketball in his high school sports career. Why? “I love all the action that comes during the games,” he says. Football and basketball rely heavily on teamwork and team unity to be successful. The Pine View Panthers strive to achieve team unity in every aspect of...
If you have not been fortunate enough to meet Jesse Barraclough, you are missing out on a great young man. You can’t help but love this guy! The second oldest of six, Jesse knows he has a responsibility to help out where he can at home. With his older brother Jacob, currently serving in the Navy, Jesse’s mother, Kristy considers...
Dixie Flyer’s Taylor Bottema burns the midnight oil when necessary to get his schoolwork done from his AP classes. Taking demanding courses while doing extracurricular activities is a challenge, but the proper perspective makes all the difference. “If I am going to do the work anyway, I might as well challenge myself.” “I feel that sports has helped me learn...

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