For Fisk University senior Ti’Ara Clark, basketball has always been a passion. However, when Clark landed the internship of a lifetime with Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper, her passion towards politics grew and she now looks to build on that opportunity.
Last week, the University of Michigan-Dearborn became the first college in the state to cancel sports until March, effectively taking away the winter sports season. After the announcement, athletes at the school created a petition to make their voice heard.
Freed-Hardeman senior guard Kortland Martin will look to help lead the Lions into uncharted territory this year when they move from the American Midwest Conference to the Mid-South Conference this season. As one of the team’s top playmakers, Martin will also be in pursuit to break the program’s record for 3-point baskets in a career.
Chris Coffey, a forward for Georgetown College men’s basketball, was named the NAIA’s National Player of the Year during his shortened senior season. Now, the college star looks to extend his playing career into the professional ranks.