Lily Ramirez, Former University of Florida Swimmer, Turns Life Around After 2011 Incident

Many people know Lily Ramirez today as an accomplished swim champion, former children’s swimming instructor, community volunteer, and aspiring criminal law professional. But a couple of incidents back in college at the University of Florida in 2011 could have taken her on a different path. Faced with some tough choices, Ramirez instead took responsibility for her poor choices, apologized, and then refocused on a new goal: graduating from law school. Here’s…

December 15, 2016
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Video: 9-Year-Old Utah Girl Tears Up Youth Football League – Sam Gordon

November 9, 2012

This 60 lb girl is really fast and, apparently, hard to tackle. Here’s more on Sam from USA Today (video from Good Morning America below): Imagine a mix of in their prime versions of Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson combined with The Waterboy’s Bobby Boucher and you’ll get an idea of the type of havoc young Sam Gordon wrought on her youth boys league this season.  The youngster from the greater…

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Good Jock: Michigan Girl Named Homecoming Queen, Kicks Game Winning Field Goal

October 4, 2011

Every once and a while we like to post a “Good Jock” story, see to remind everyone that there are good stories in sports out there.  Take this one about Brianna Amat, the first female to play on Pinckney High School’s (Michigan) varsity football team. She also stars on the school’s girls soccer team and decided one day she wanted to see what it was like to kick a football….

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GoodJocks: Two College Lady #Wrestlers Tackle Hit & Run Driver

A very unusual story for us. Not only because these jocks did some thing Good, health instead of something Bad, but also because it involves female wrestlers on a college team! We think their story deserves a little more attention: Two Oklahoma City University wrestlers are being hailed as heroes after tackling a man who had fled the scene of an accident.  But what makes this story unusual is that…

August 26, 2011
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