Klein’s heart for helping others fits in perfectly at Kansas State

by Randy Rosetta October 26, 2012 in Football

If he had his druthers, Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein would be just a small part of the mosaic of a great team. Just another piece of the beautiful machinery that makes a talented team click and purr.

Well, the Colorado native and already-graduated senior has gotten part of his wish.

With the 2012 season set to hit its November stretch run, the Wildcats are flying as high as ever, ranked No. 4 in the country and squarely in the hunt for a spot in the BCS National Championship… Continue Reading

Returning the favor is important to Coastal Carolina’s Bennett

by Michael Lewis October 08, 2012 in Men’s Soccer

In January, Ashton Bennett had a giant carrot being dangled in front of him as he was being touted as a possible top 10 pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft.

While rookies certainly don’t make millions in pro soccer in the United States, getting an opportunity to pursue a career in an avocation that you love can be enticing.

But there was only one slight problem—the Jamaican native would have had to give up his senior year at Coastal Carolina University,… Continue Reading

Fall season kicks off with stellar list of candidates

by Laurie Bollig October 02, 2012 in Volleyball

We’ve barely had time to catch our collective breaths after a great season of Senior CLASS Award winners in 2011-12. We met the likes of Kirk Cousins - a terrific quarterback from Michigan State who wowed us all with his speech about the privilege and responsibility of being a student-athlete. We learned how important family and her home state of Hawaii are to Kanani Danielson when she joined us at the Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. We saw perseverance personified when… Continue Reading