Against All Odds: Kirk Spencer


December 5th, 2015, Grand Valley State faced off against defending champs, CSU-Pueblo, in the quarterfinal game of the playoffs. Coming off of a great season and knocking out their rival Ferris State a week prior, GVSU set the tone pretty early against the Thunderwolves. For senior running back Kirk Spencer, this was the day that not only his love for the game would be tested, but also his faith.

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3.22.2016 Redondo Beach, CA

For all of you who have been following my journey through my blog, you are well aware that my dream is to become a sports reporter / journalist. For those who are new here (welcome!) and yes, that pretty much sums up my dream job. In one of my first posts "Things Didn't Go As Planned.. Is There Even a Plan Anymore?" I talk about how I'm coping with post college stress, uncertainty and etc. However, a few months have passed since then and there is great news! Here is an update on a minor, but exciting transition in my journey.

My Story: A Diary Entry


Passion. That's what this sport was to me. It was my love and main focus and honestly a good reason for attending college to begin with. It provided opportunities to visit places I probably would have never visited and introduced me to people who have made everlasting imprints on my life. I envisioned so much for myself as an athlete that I paid more attention to what I wanted from track than what I wanted from Ashley. I thought this was who I was.

Taking It In Strides: Kenneth Jackson


Everyone's path to collegiate track and field is different. Some are able to earn a scholarship right out of high school, while others take an alternative route and decide to go to a junior college for a year or two, then later transfer. Like others, Kenneth Jackson chose that route. Starting out at Riverside City College and now attending Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Jackson is ready to show and prove that he can compete with the best in the sport.

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