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To Play Up or Not to Play Up – That is the Question for Young Athletes

There may be a point in your sports development when you are given the choice of playing with the older team, also known as “playing up.” Whether asked because of your size, potential, or talent, your first reflex would usually be to accept the offer. NOT SO FAST! Without taking away the pride and honor …

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The Challenge of Competing Against Your Friends

Published by the Game On! Sports Girls Talk Blog (www.gameonsportscamp.com/blog) One of the advantages of participating in sports is playing on and bonding with teams throughout the years. Taking this benefit even a step further, you tend to play against the same local or regional teams from year to year. So you start recognizing the …

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How Early Exposure to so Many Sports Opened My Door to Rowing

By Julia Darnton, Assistant Director of Operations, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls Up until age 5, I thought everyone’s parents were competitive cross-country skiers. In my family, I was used to my parents hiring a sitter for me and my two younger brothers so they could train for their next 50-kilometer ski marathon. My …

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College Club Sports: Consider as Valuable Alternative to Varsity Play

Thanks in part to Title IX, opportunities for you to participate in sports as part of your college experience have expanded substantially. Yet when thinking about competing on behalf of your school, you tend to think varsity sports. I’d like to take this opportunity to expand your horizons in case your radar is limited. Two …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Chats with Pro Pitcher & Olympian Monica Abbott

(2nd in the series) Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the honor of interviewing Chicago Bandit Monica Abbott. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Monica’s bio. Abbott spent her collegiate career at the University of Tennessee (2004-2007) where she set multiple career and NCAA records. She currently holds the NCAA single …

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Having a Friend by Your Side vs. Flying Solo

Over years of speaking with middle school and high school athletes about our sports summer camp experience, I can’t tell you how many times the conversation concludes with “The camp sounds great. If I can convince my friends to go, I am there.” To get right to the point, should new experiences like summer camp …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Interviews Pro Pitcher Meagan Denny-White

Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the privilege of interviewing Chicago Bandit Meagan Denny-White. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Meagan’s bio. Meagan Denny-White is in her first season with the Bandits. She attended the University of Texas from 2004-2008, where she pitched her way into the record books. Denny-White currently …

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