Gold Star Athletes

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Larry Legend: Larry Fitzgerald’s First Down Fund touches those in need

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals’ wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald stands at 6’3″ and has a wingspan which reels in almost any football thrown his way. Fitzgerald is an all-pro wide receiver who is widely respected by his peers on and off the football field. Off the field, Fitzgerald’s wingspan touches to those who are in … Continue reading

Concordia University Texas hosts Special Olympics flag football

AUSTIN, Texas — Concordia University Texas (CTX), an NCAA Division III school and a member of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod Concordia University system, began a new partnership on April 19, 2011 with Special Olympics Texas (SOTX). The partnership kicked off earlier this month with an inaugural flag football competition at Reagan High School. … Continue reading

Amazing eleven-year-old pitches again after losing hand

HUTTO, Ga. — Challenges are something we face on a daily basis, but our strength is shown when we work to overcome obstacles. Eleven-year-old Toby Jordan “T.J.” Andrews lost his left hand in an accident. Andrews, an avid baseball player and fan, is now playing for the Bainbridge Bearcats travel ball team in his hometown … Continue reading