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Destined to compete

Destined to compete

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

From a competitive nature to passion, different factors contribute to student-athletes’ decision to play at the collegiate level. Kia Coleman, a freshman jumper on the track and field team, knew she was meant to be an athlete from an early age. “I knew since when I was racing on the playground ...

Underdogs and life lessons: Mistretta’s coaching approach

Underdogs and life lessons: Mistretta’s coaching approach

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

For Corey Mistretta, head coach of track and field, entering the coaching profession was meant to be. With his dad being a football coach and his love for sports, Mistretta always knew that coaching would be a part of his life. “My dad was my high school football coach, so coaching has been in my...