Balancing between passion and demand: the student-athlete grind

Freshman Tre Bell runs the ball up the court during the Coaches versus Cancer game against Lindbergh. Bell has been playing basketball since he was six years old. “I just try to be myself. I don’t try to go out of my role,” Bell said. “I just try to make my teammates better but at the same time make myself better.”

Drew Boone and Michael Lolley

April 23, 2019

From playing catch in the backyard with friends to following a strict schedule and hoping their passion grants a way to their future, student-athletes feel the pressure from parents and coaches to take their talents to the next level. Since childhood, freshman Tre Bell has been perfecting his jump ...

Gallery: Boys Basketball at Ameritime Classic Tournament

Going for a layup, junior Jack Swiney makes a basket in the game against DeSmet. The Longhorns played the Spartans earlier in the season and lost. “This game was like revenge. We played a lot better defense and we finished the game strong,” Swiney said.

Maddie Schoessel, Convergent Media Writer

January 31, 2017


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