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Posted at 9:00 AM

The journey through minor league baseball is usually a nomadic one. Players bounce from city to city, state to state and team to team as they chase their major league dreams, logging thousands of miles along the way.

Posted at 8:15 AM

There is no questioning the effects social media have on daily life. Posts, photos and videos document every part of everyday life and their reach extends into the sports world as well.

Posted Jul 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM

This week, The Suburbanite completes its recap of the the just-concluded sports year for Suburbanite-area teams. This week, we focus on the spring, with a range of sports spanning baseball to track and field taking center stage as the weather...

Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 10:02 AM

It is probably an exaggeration to say that today is the biggest day in the history of United States soccer, but not by much.

Posted Jul 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM

This marks the second of a three-part series in which The Jackson Suburbanite recaps the sports year for Jackson and Central Catholic. This week, we focus on the winter sports season.

Posted Jun 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Stephanie Spencer is learning by teaching.

Posted Jun 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM

It is impossible to stay the same while also improving. Getting better and moving ahead are synonymous and Green sophomore volleyball player Myla Lukes is learning that lesson this offseason.

Posted Jun 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM

It's an extremely rare opportunity and a massive challenge, all rolled into one. For Capital University freshman lacrosse player Alexis Juergensen, it was also the next step in her athletic career.

Updated Jun 26, 2014 at 8:19 PM

When the final whistle blew, despite a loss and a disappointing performance, the U.S. players were able to celebrate their escape from the Group of Death.

Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00 PM

When Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov blows the final whistle on Thursday’s U.S.-Germany game, we will know just how good this crop of U.S. players really are, or whether the Group of Death claims them as victims.

Posted Jun 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Ricky Spradling wrote his name in the Jackson football record books last season. This fall, he would love to erase it.

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