Challenge Extended Presents: Track & Field Star AJ Digby

Born with a rare condition in which the fibulas in his legs were never formed, AJ Digby had both his legs amputated below the knee when he was 10 months old and was fitted for prostheses just after his first birthday. Sports has always played an in important role in his life and with his family. He played quarterback and linebacker for his Otsego High School junior varsity football team and special teams on the varsity squad.

AJ first learned about Paralympic track and field after watching the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games online and considers U.S. teammate Jerome Singleton, the first Paralympian he ever met, a mentor after being taken under his wing.

AJ Digby is a member of the …

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ASU Men’s Hockey Wrap Up Final Home Stand Seeking Postseason Berth

ASU Men’s Hockey Wrap Up Final Home Stand Seeking Postseason Berth

Tempe, AZ. – Arizona State University’s (ASU) Men’s Hockey squad completed their final home stand seeking one of the 16 coveted postseason berths. Currently ranked No. 10, hopes are high that they’ll receive that invitation once the season is complete.

ASU captured their 21st and 22nd win of the season this past weekend at home in Tempe where ASU defeated University of Anchorage Alaska 5-0 and 5-2, respectively. This marks the second year in a row that ASU has 20+ wins, a feat the team does not take lightly. ASU Head Coach Greg Powers put it into perspective for his athletes, saying “I told the team after …

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ASU Holds Open House and Scrimmage Ahead of Season Opener

Phoenix, Arizona – After a wildly successful season, expectations are sky high for Arizona State University’s (ASU), Baseball squad this season. Being ranked No. 3 in the Preseason Top 25 by Baseball America brings those type of outlooks.

Ahead of the season opener on Friday, ASU held an Open House and scrimmage at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. Fans were treated to tours of the facility, raffles, and an autograph session with the entire 2020 ASU Baseball squad.

Preseason All American Junior, Spencer Torkelson, displayed his midseason form, knocking it out of the park on two occasions. This will only serve to further increase the hype behind Torkelson’s MLB Draft status, where he’s already projected to be a top prospect and possibly …

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Frightened Ms. Muffet Expresses Ignorance in Tampa

This past week, a Division 1 College Basketball coach took the national stage to offer hate, prejudice and cowardice during the NCAA Tournament.  Coach Muffet McGraw, leader of Notre Dame’s Women’s basketball team told the world that she would not hire a male coach on her staff.  Prejudice and sexism can’t be defined any better!  

“When you look at men’s basketball, 99 percent of the jobs go to men, why shouldn’t 100 or 99 percent of the jobs in women’s basketball go to women?” McGraw said. “People hire people who look like them. That’s the problem.”

No, Coach McGraw, the problem is that public figures like you are offering contempt toward anyone who doesn’t look like you! As a matter of fact, …

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Spartans Dominate the East to Head to Minneapolis

The kelly green and white sea saw rocked back and forth evenly for thirty-nine plus minutes at the Capital One Arena in the nation’s capital. Fans remained on their feet as the Duke Blue Devils adorned in their white uniforms traded scores, with the Spartans of Michigan State University before a missed free throw enabled the Spartans to prevail 68-67.  

“I’ve had some great Final Fours, but this one ranks right up there with maybe the best, the way we had to do it all season,” said the Spartan Head Coach Tom Izzo as he heads to his eighth Final Four.   

The Spartans, sporting their green uniforms were well-coached, aggressive and confident but came into this game as the underdog and …

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