Cross Kubik was given little chance to live at just 20 months old. After a healthy childhood, Kubik was told the same when diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last summer. Remarkably, the Kickapoo baseball star has defied the odds both times, and returned to the diamond this spring.
After a tremendous prep career at West Springfield High School in Virginia and a four-year career with the Maryland Terps, grad transfer Sydney Staier will be joining the Indiana Hoosiers for her final collegiate soccer season.
Scoring nearly 2,400 points during her prep career, Makaiya Brooks is one of the best high school basketball players to come through the Springfield, Mo. area. Now, she will look to continue her elite play with Memphis women’s basketball.
As just a freshman in the inaugural season of the New Covenant Academy girls golf program, Savannah Thessing made a special comeback to win the MSHSAA Class 1 individual state title this fall.
In a hard fought Ohio high school football Division I state semifinal, Pickerington Central was able to hold off a comeback attempt from Mentor to win 38-31 in New Philadelphia, Ohio on Nov. 6.