Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Links to my Winston-Salem Journal sports stories

ATKINS:
 
Focus On: Jesus Oliva
 
Garry Norman, the soccer coach at Atkins, played Jesus Oliva wherever he needed him.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/high-school-sportsxtra/2011/nov/11/focus-garry-norman-ar-1596621/

Focus On: Gustavo Moreno
 
Garry Norman, Atkins' soccer coach, was in a quandary. He had lost nearly a dozen players from last year's team and didn't have a goaltender.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/oct/07/xtra-gustavo-moreno-ar-1471299/

Focus On: Kylil Martin


Kylil Martin is a quiet senior leader for the Atkins football team.

"He's a senior; he's been here the entire time he's been in school, and he's the only captain on the team," coach Eric Puryear said.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/23/xtra-kylil-martin-ar-1420827/

Focus On: Irvin Nava

It sounds like a scene from a movie.

Irvin Nava of Atkins was practicing on the soccer field, and a football coach on a nearby field asked if he wanted to try kicking a football.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/09/3/xtra-irvin-nava-ar-1366831/

Focus On: Malik Winfield
 
Malik Winfield has a memory problem, according to football coach Eric Puryear of Atkins.

He remembers too well.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/02/xtra-malik-winfield-ar-1351152/

Focus On: Romaine Mitchell
 
Coach Garry Norman was looking for a speedy defender for his Atkins soccer team this season.

He found what he wanted in Romaine Mitchell, a senior who started part time last season.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/aug/26/xtra-romaine-mitchell-ar-1331081/

EAST FORSYTH

Focus On: Chris Harris

Chris Harris, a 6-foot-9, 280-pound senior at East Forsyth, has a high skill set for basketball, coach Brant Short said.


Focus On: Coach Brant Short
 You can tell much about Brant Short from a story about something that happened to him in the sixth grade.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2012/jan/06/wsxtra01-focus-on-brant-short-ar-1782941/

Focus on Austin Cranfill

East Forsyth's Austin Cranfill has an unusual advantage as a wrestler, coach Troy Lambert said.


Focus on Mitchell Byers

Mitchell Byers has grown a lot in his four years with the East Forsyth swim team — from 5-foot-4 to nearly 6-foot-1.


Focus on Kristen Hicks

Senior Kristen Hicks admits she's a quiet player for the East Forsyth girls basketball team.


Focus On: Chris Blair
Junior Chris Blair "hits like a Mack truck," football coach Todd Willert of East Forsyth said.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/high-school-sportsxtra/2011/nov/11/focus-chris-blair-ar-1596617/

Focus On: Jacob Watts
 
For anyone wondering if senior Jacob Watts is still playing football for East Forsyth, he is.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/oct/07/xtra-jacob-watts-ar-1471297/

Focus On: Taylor Hayes
 
Taylor Hayes of East Forsyth is more than just a good volleyball player. She's also a volunteer firefighter with Piney Grove Volunteer Fire and Rescue in Kernersville, and she finds time for charity work.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/30/wsxtra01-taylor-hayes-ar-1445639/

Focus On: Hannah Moerk

Hannah Moerk probably hasn't come close to her potential as a runner, but she's already the best on the East Forsyth cross-country team.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/23/xtra-hannah-moerk-ar-1420885/

Focus On: Aaron Riley
 
Aaron Riley, a soccer player for East Forsyth, isn't planning to take the road most traveled.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/09/xtra-aaron-riley-ar-1366830/

Focus On: Katie Parrish
 
Pam Dickenson calls Katie Parrish one of East Forsyth's most versatile volleyball players.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/02/xtra-katie-parrish-ar-1351146/

Focus On: Nathan Fiori
 
Like Rudy Ruettiger in the movie "Rudy," Nathan Fiori gets a kick out of being a hard-charging but undersized lineman.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/aug/26/hsxtra-nathan-fiore-ar-1331079/

CALVARY BAPTIST


Focus On: Jared Garlow
 
Jared Garlow, a central defender for Calvary Baptist's soccer team, said his eyes were opened two weeks ago when he tore a meniscus in his right knee.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/oct/28/wsxtra02-focus-on-jared-garlow-ar-1545952/

Focus On: Annie Cotten
 
Athletics are important to Annie Cotten.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/oct/14/focus-on-ar-1495924/

Focus On: Abbey Floyd
 
Abbey Floyd, an outside hitter for the Calvary Baptist volleyball team, started playing the sport as a seventh-grader on a team for home-schooled students.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/23/xtra-abbey-floyd-ar-1420828/

Focus On: Ellie Carter
 
Tennis coach Marsha Scott of Calvary Baptist has many kind things to say about Ellie Carter, her No. 2 player.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/02/xtra-ellie-carter-ar-1351148/

Focus On: Josh Winters


Josh Winters recalls being an "athletic kid" at age 10, when his soccer coaches first gave him a position.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/aug/26/josh-winters-hsxtra-ar-1331074/

SALEM ACADEMY
 
Focus On: Jennifer Musso
Jennifer Musso was a standout even as a freshman at Salem Academy.

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/may/27/jennifer-musso-xtra-ar-1067873/

GLENN HIGH SCHOOL
 
Focus On: Catherine Head
Coach Ailene Griffith calls Catherine Head "one of the best players I've ever coached in my 10 years here at Glenn."

Read more: http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2011/sep/30/wsxtra03-focus-on-catherine-head-ar-1445640/



CONTACT: Email me at tgilli52@gmail.com or nc3022@yahoo.com. Also, my Twitter handle is EDITORatWORK.

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CONTACT: Email me at tgilli52@gmail.com or nc3022@yahoo.com. Also, my Twitter handle is EDITORatWORK.


More blog entries by Tom Gillispie
• Advice for be and would-be novelists

Anecdotes by Tom Gillispie


EDITOR@WORK blog entries

Entries from The Dog Blog

Blog entries from The Auto Racing Journal
(a book of great stories about the Intimidator)
(the book of great NASCAR stories)

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