Kayla Drury Named Athlete of the Week in Daytona Area

Gaudy Numbers Make Taylor High Shortstop an Obvious Choice Her credentials are eye-popping: A junior shortstop, for the week Kayla Drury batted .600 with six runs scored, six steals and four RBIs as her school, Taylor (FL) High  improved to 6-2 on the young season.  Through all games to date, Kayla was hitting at an impressive .593 clip to go … Read more

T*W*I*S: Why Buckeye Football Coach Jim Tressel Screwed Up

Pressure.  That’s what paralyzed and kept Ohio State head football coach, Jim Tressel, from coming forward last April with information about two of his prized players having sold memorabilia to a Columbus, Ohio, pawn shop owner.  In failing to comply with NCAA rules, Coach Tressel proved that even guys that wear sweater vests will compromise their principles in exchange … Read more

T*W*I*S: And Down the Stretch We Come…In Basketball

With all the Super Bowl brouhaha over, thankfully, we turn our attention to basketball and tournament season.  Although still a couple to a few weeks away, teams are nonetheless already scrambling for higher seeds.  In high school hoops, tournament basketball is arguably the most exciting event of the year.  The air becomes thick with fan anticipation as the regular season winds down.  Must-win games … Read more

Top Five Ways to Catch a College Coach’s Attention

5. Communicate Clearly: Stay away from Internet jargon…write emails, notes and letters in complete sentences using proper English, capitalization and punctuation. 4. Play Club or Travel: College coaches simply don’t scout high school events the way they did in the past. Want to be seen, go where the coaches will be watching. College showcases and … Read more