Hitting the Nail on the Head

Ryan Mason was about to hit his prime. The English midfielder, just 26 years old, was making a name for himself the highest level of professional soccer. But then, after just one head injury, he found out he would never play again. Head injuries have been plaguing athletes, both amateur and professional, for years and it is important that both athletes and coaches understand the … Continue reading Hitting the Nail on the Head

From a Dragon to a J-Hawk

Just like every other season during the school year, spring is filled with competitive high schools all working towards being champions of their sport. Year after year, Urbandale High School is one of many schools competing in the gauntlet of Iowa soccer. Following two consecutive strong seasons, Jimmy Frizzell and the Urbandale J-Hawks hope to dominate the field like they are so used to. Three … Continue reading From a Dragon to a J-Hawk

Death at the Doorstep

A total of five detonated explosions in Austin, Texas has put the city on high alert. Packaged bombs have been left on doorsteps at what seems to be random. “It is very possible that these devices were activated by someone either handling, kicking, or coming in contact with a tripwire that activated them” said Austin Police Chief, Brian Manley. Many victims were hospitalized in well … Continue reading Death at the Doorstep