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The Power of 100%
by Marissa Kastanek
posted September 6, 2013 at 9:32am

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Kevin Durant. Giving 100% at every given moment will allow success at many levels. Coaches can see when an athlete leaves everything on the field of play and that is a key when recruiting....more

10 Commandments of Leadership
by Marissa Kastanek
posted August 12, 2013 at 9:33pm

Leadership is a quality that is important for all areas of life. Sports is a great arena for learning leadership but it must done in the correct way. Ryan Goodson has created 10 Commandments every person must do if they want to be a great leader.I recentl...more

Who wants a full-ride? A few tips on what college coaches look for during recruiting
by Marissa Kastanek
posted August 6, 2013 at 1:04pm

A few tips on what college coaches look for during recruiting and how to improve your chances of getting a full-ride scholarship....more

Professional Rugby Player Phaidra Knight signs with Heraea Marketing
by HeraeaMarketing
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:18pm

Phaidra Knight chooses the right team...more

Sponsorships ~ Endorsements ~ Investment = HUGE Differences
by HeraeaMarketing
posted April 29, 2013 at 8:10pm

Athletes Know the Difference...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

You can have hockey or gay rights but not both (under the Harper government)
by The Rabbit Hole
posted November 28, 2012 at 7:35am

Please note this article is cross-posted on Hockey in Society.Stephen Harper.  Photo from Huffington Post.While doing research on hockey and Canadian masculinity I read an article by Jay Scherer and Lisa McDermott, from the University of Alberta, tit...more

Samantha Charlton Leads Kiwi Hockey charge at London 2012-
by Peter McAlpine
posted October 31, 2012 at 7:50am

Kiwis win through to the finals at this years Olympics...more

“Adios Bitches” Cost U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Coach His Job
by Pretty Tough
posted September 29, 2012 at 12:12am

An Olympic coach who wrote, “Adios bitches” as his signoff in an email letter to members of the U.S. women’s Under-21 field hockey team was recently fired. Junior national field hockey team coach Nick Conway was let go after taking the t...more

Boys Excluded from Field Hockey Teams
by Title IX Blog
posted May 14, 2012 at 3:48pm

Yesterday we posted about a girl playing on a boys team, so today we'll discuss a couple of stories about cross-over participation of the other variety.  Keeling Pilaro was recently excluded from the Southampton (NY) High School girls' field hockey ...more

The University of Alberta Cuts Women's Field Hockey Without Warning
by Women in Sport International
posted March 5, 2012 at 11:17am

Tweet Jana G. Purden of the Edmonton Journal reports that the University of Alberta has cut its women's field hockey program. The decision was made without warning to team coaches or players. The University of Alberta coach Stefanie Sloboda commented ...more

No more bullies: field hockey’s co-ed future
by Fair Game News
posted September 27, 2011 at 7:34pm

By Laura Pappano When my 6th grade son announced he was “following in the family tradition” and joined the school field hockey team, I was surprised. Turns out, he’s not alone, but is one of four boys on the team in a sport trying to grow it’s ma...more

Why can’t New Jersey boy play with the girls?
by Fair Game News
posted August 31, 2011 at 1:18pm

By Laura Pappano It’s happened again: In New Jersey, a boy wants to play high school field hockey — and people are up in arms. Hillsborough High School senior Jimmy Cao, who’s 16, wants to be part of the team, but New Jersey’s governing body has...more

The second tale: Gender identity in intercollegiate athletics
by After Atalanta
posted June 28, 2011 at 5:41pm

I have been somewhat lax in my posting recently, and I know I promised three tales of gender identity and discrimination a while back. My first tale was related to the Women's World Cup and the accusations against Equatorial Guinea based on--apparently--t...more

Finding the right field hockey stick
by Sports Girls Play
posted June 15, 2011 at 3:22pm

Field hockey is one of those sports that cultivate an undying love and commitment in everyone that plays it. It’s not your main stay game like basketball, softball, or even soccer, but a “little sister” mentality in the game breeds some deep rooted ...more

Sports Girls Play Weekly Wrap Up
by Sports Girls Play
posted May 16, 2011 at 5:07pm

It has been a busy week in sports, not only for me, but obviously for the rest of the sporting world!  What were the highlights of your week? For us, it was my daughter’s field hockey team finishing the season undefeated and I got to spend the day on...more

It's my birthday and I'll help if I want to!
by alilee05
posted January 14, 2011 at 9:32pm

Next week is my 24th Birthday and I'm trying something unique this year. Next Wednesday I will be turning another year older and celebrating another year of being involved in sport. As a member of the Women's National Field Hockey team I am so honoured ...more

Getting Your Kids Ready for Field Hockey
by Sports Girls Play
posted January 11, 2011 at 9:39am

Years ago my son played ice hockey and my youngest daughter could not wait until she was old enough to play hockey like big brother. Well, they closed our ice rink and the next closest one is well over an hour away so big brother ended up taking up little...more

Girls Sports – The Thrill of Field Hockey
by Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
posted January 6, 2011 at 3:41pm

By Game On! Sports Girl Talk Guest Columnist Erica Anderson Field hockey is truly a thrill. Despite the fact that it tends to take a back seat to other core sports, the rush of running up and down the field with a stick in your hand is like nothing else....more

Canada's Second Favourite Hockey : Field Hockey
by alilee05
posted January 3, 2011 at 9:54am

With the title "the first field hockey sports blogger for WTS," I feel the necessity to update everyone on field hockey. Since the sport is not as well-known in Canada, I can only assume it is also not as popular in the USA. So, we're going to touch basis...more

Athletes Supporting Athletes
by alilee05
posted December 30, 2010 at 3:24pm

Every year several Canadian athletes are able to receive financial assistance due to a non-profit organization known as the Canadian Athletes Now Fund and this year myself along with four of my team mates were chosen to each receive $6000. As in...more

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