Inspiring Stories of 2017

January 18, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

In a time littered with aggression, angst and sadness, there was also plenty to be thankful for and to be inspired by in 2017. When it comes to the world of sports, several stories in 2017 helped us focus on the inspirational aspects of life. From sportsmanship to helping people in need, here’s a look … Read More 

Forever My Brother, Always My Friend

January 2, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Lydia Beckman I was four years old when I found out I was going to be a big sister, and I was as excited as a little girl could be.  When my brother was born, we found out he had a third copy of his 21st chromosome, which is what causes Down Syndrome.  … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Julia Fair

December 13, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features Julia Fair, a senior goaltender for the women’s hockey team. Julia is very active on the ice but spends lot of her time helping others off the ice. As a presidential ambassador at Neumann University, Fair strives for excellence on a daily basis. Julia believes excellence can … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Adam Fagan

December 11, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features the captain from the Neumann University Men’s Lacrosse team, Adam Fagan. Adam, a senior from Monsignor Bonner High School is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training. Fagan strives for excellence by taking initiative to act on opportunities by displaying a “can do” mentality in all … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Lydia Beckman

December 5, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features a stand out defensive athlete on the Neumann University Women’s Lacrosse team, Lydia Beckman. Lydia believes when a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence can truly become a reality. Setting the standard high is important for Beckman in all that she does as she … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Stephen Battle

December 4, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

  Committing to excellence is what has shaped some of the most successful athletes in the world. An average athlete can turn into a great athlete by having a vision and a sense of focus that cancels out all distractions. Excellence is not about how much money is in your bank account or what kind of car … Read More 

Empowering Resiliency

November 6, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Marco Sifoni Edited By: Lee DelleMonache When times are tough we tend to fall down but, as many sports related movies have displayed, it is not about how you fall it is how you get back up.  Take Rocky Balboa’s quote for example, “You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as … Read More