From Big Obstacles to Big Leagues

It could be said that Relief Pitchers need to have a short memory – to forget about what happened prior to being called from the Bullpen and instead, to concentrate on what’s ahead of them to get the win. Florida native, Zac Curtis, is making a splash in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Philadelphia Phillies as a Lefty Relief Pitcher. Ironically, it’s his obstacle-filled past … Continue reading From Big Obstacles to Big Leagues

One-Two Punch at Parkinson’s Disease

When John Chapman was in the fifth grade, his dad, a boxer in the military, gave him a speed bag. This ignited a spark that would lead to 42 years in kickboxing. Little did John know, when he was nine years old, he would someday use boxing to manage his Parkinson’s Disease (PD), as well as positively impact others battling with the same diagnosis. I … Continue reading One-Two Punch at Parkinson’s Disease

MAINSTREAM Women ~ EXTREME Sport

Most people have a desire to belong to something or participate in an activity aside from their daily jobs and roles at home. A group of FL panhandle women have chosen something more intense than a mainstream hobby. Members of the Panama City Sugar Sands Roller Dolls (SSRD) derby team are engineers, CEO’s, active duty military, stay-at-home moms, and resort directors, just to name a … Continue reading MAINSTREAM Women ~ EXTREME Sport

KICKBALL – NOT Just for Kids

Remember childhood days of playing kickball? In the past, if you didn’t grow up to be a professional athlete you were limited on options to play competitive team sports… as a grown-up. In recent years, adult recreational co-ed sports leagues started popping up all over the country and they’re continuing to boom in popularity; mostly Kickball and Dodgeball. These sports provide a creative way to … Continue reading KICKBALL – NOT Just for Kids

Spring Break = Social Media Cocktail

How you behave today will be on facebook or twitter tomorrow… or more realistically, within a few minutes! Even if you’re not a sports fan you may have recently seen coverage in the media about college football quarterback, Dak Prescott of Mississippi State after he and others were attacked in Panama City Beach while on spring break. More than likely, you saw it on social … Continue reading Spring Break = Social Media Cocktail