Profiles

Black History Month – Female Athletes Who Changed the World

Can you imagine a sports world without the Williams sisters, Jackie Joyner Kersee or Gabby Douglas? It’s pretty difficult to picture, but there once was a time when women weren’t allowed to compete.  And there was also a time when black athletes weren’t allowed to be on the same playing field as white people. Fortunately, …

Black History Month – Female Athletes Who Changed the World Read More »

Meet Future MMA Star Mad Mad Madison

Thirteen-year-old fighter Madison Peavler is one to watch.  This Pretty Tough girl knows what she wants and is dedicated to achieving her dreams.  With a record that exceeds fighters twice her age, Madison (aka Mad Mad Madison)  is a second degree adult black belt in karate and a blue belt in BJJ. She teaches her own …

Meet Future MMA Star Mad Mad Madison Read More »

November Athlete of the Month Courtney Conlogue

Twenty year old Courtney Conlogue completed an incredible season this year on the Women’s ASP World Championship Tour, placing 5th in the world. Her powerful surfing and dedication to community causes make this surfer an inspiring role model for females everywhere. Name: Courtney Conlogue Sport: Surfing Nickname: Lil’ Tiger Birthdate: 8/25/92 Birthplace: Santa Ana Current …

November Athlete of the Month Courtney Conlogue Read More »

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 …

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

10-Year-Old NJ Girl Breaks World Squat Powerlifting Record

Her name is Naomi Kutin, but many people these days are call her ‘Supergirl.” Sunday the 97 lb Kutin broke the world record for raw squatting when she lifted 215 pounds, more than twice her body weight. The previous record for the 97 pound division was 209 pounds broken by a 44 year old European …

10-Year-Old NJ Girl Breaks World Squat Powerlifting Record Read More »

Pepperdine swimmer walks on to team and into history books

Phyllis Reffo is a former model and securities investment consultant who started swimming eight years ago to rehab various injuries including a torn ACL. She was spotted by the Santa Monica Junior College swim coach, Steve Contarsy, who invited her to work out with his team … and she ended up competing with SMC for …

Pepperdine swimmer walks on to team and into history books Read More »

[Video] Cardinal Chiney Ogwumike has incredible rookie year

March Madness: The Ogwumike sisters  played an outstanding game against Gonzaga helping Stanford advance to its fourth straight Final Four. Junior Nnemkadi Ogwumike dominated the inside with 23 points and 11 rebounds while younger sister Chiney had her best game as a Cardinal with 18 points and 15 boards. The Zags didn’t guard Chiney when …

[Video] Cardinal Chiney Ogwumike has incredible rookie year Read More »