Simone Esters does the same thing. Every time. She wipes her hands, then she wipes her feet. It’s a sign that Esters is about to compete. Before stepping into any competitive routine, she ritualistically rubs her palms and soles like she’s making sure they’re still there. The routine is a way for Esters to […]
Earlier this year, I sat down with Phil Snowden for a cup of coffee. I sat there and reflected on my years as a high schooler sitting in front of the tall wood cabinet that housed our radio, listening to Mahlon Aldridge’s voice blasting out of the speakers. The owner and voice of the […]
Gene McArtor has a dark secret about the sport he has carried with him since childhood. “I have to admit: I grew up a Philadelphia Phillies fan.” Let that set in. The Webster Groves, Missouri, native who left an indelible mark on Mizzou baseball as a player, coach and administrator, did not bleed Cardinal red. “I […]
With her Nike cleats beneath her, the 2016 Cross Country Champion has now famously polished her finishing kick.