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Alumni Spotlight: Volpentesta enjoys increased playing time, Rose Bowl experience

by Nick Frazier, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College
Growing up as a football-crazed kid in the Midwest, Cristian Volpentesta dreamed of one day watching the Rose Bowl in person. He just didn’t know that one day he’d be watching the game from the sidelines.A defensive back/special teams player at the...

Penick fitting in nicely at CSU-Pueblo

by Nick Frazier, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

After two seasons at Murray State University, D.J. Penick wanted a change of scenery.

It’s not that Murray was a bad program, or that Penick wasn’t involved; the running back totaled 113 carries for five touchdowns in...

Alumni Spotlight: Edelchik adapting to collegiate level at Lehigh

by Nick Frazier, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Transitioning from big man on campus to a small fish in a big pond can be difficult.

Just ask Jacob Edelchik, a 2017 IHSA Class 2A state champion for the Giants who has spent the last two seasons competing for Lehigh...