Posts by Beth Jessop

Athlete of the Day: Keyon Downing

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Keyon Downing, son of Sports Mama, Keya Downing, is our Athlete of the Day!     Tell us about Keyon’s achievement:  Keyon’s High School cheer squad recently competed at KSHAA State competition and won for 1st Place for the 2nd year in a row.    …

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Athlete of the Day: Hunter Reno

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Hunter Reno, son of Sports Mama, Ashleigh Meredith, is our Athlete of the Day!   Tell us about Hunter’s achievement:  Hunter is a wrestler and is 12 and 1 in his first middle school season.  And is 27 and 16 overall record since 2014. 21 of…

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Athlete of the Day: Jordan McMahon

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Jordan McMahon, daughter of Sports Mama, Kelley McMahon, is our Athlete of the Day.   Tell us about Jordan’s achievement:  Jordan hit her first home run of the season recently!     Tell us about a character trait Jordan has that you just adore: J is…

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Athlete of the Day: Olivia Morgan

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Olivia Morgan, daughter of Sports Mama, Darlene Morgan, is our Athlete of the Day.     Tell us about Olivia’s achievement:  She began golf for the first time as a Freshman at Shawnee Heights High. She was determined to do well and so she worked hard…

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Athlete of the Day: Ryleigh Keys

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Ryleigh Keys, daughter of Sports Mama, Heather Keys, is our Athlete of the Day.     Tell us about Ryleigh’s achievement:  Ryleigh was asked to join her soccer club’s National League team for Winter and Spring and earned a 4.04 in her first quarter of middle…

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Play Like You Don’t Give A…

Someone once told me that if I really want to be successful I should play/live/write/speak/coach like I don’t care.   *I don’t care about winning. *I don’t care about what people think. *I don’t care about my ego.   It’s good advice.  It’s also really hard to do.   But I’ve found, for myself at least,…

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Athlete of the Day: Maggie Barrientos

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Maggie Barrientos, daughter of Sports Mama, Betty Garcia, is our Athlete of the Day.   Tell us about Maggie’s achievement:  Maggie is a gymnast and she switched gyms in July. She choreographed a new floor routine just a couple of months ago. Despite only knowing her new…

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Athlete of the Day: AJ Holl

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   AJ Holl, son of Sports Mama, Michele Holl, is our Athlete of the Day.   Tell us about AJ’s achievement:  AJ was the leading scorer on The Ballers AAU team and for his Westfield Suburban basketball team. AJ played year-round basketball playing for Springfield Ballers AAU,…

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Athlete of the Day: Sharrieff Gantt

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Sharrieff Gantt, son of Sports Mama, Andrea Gantt, is our Athlete of the Day.   Tell us about Sharrieff’s achievement:  Sharrieff is a 5’6 point guard with good handles can drive to the basket and has won championships with his team leading them to victory.  …

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Athlete of the Day: Kareem Evans II

It’s time to celebrate our Athlete of The Day!   Kareem Evans II, son of Sports Parent, Kareem Evan, Sr.,  is our Athlete of the Day.   Tell us about Kareem’s achievement:  Kareem plays basketball and has been to nationals and he has played in championships.     Tell us about a character trait Kareem has…

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