Scholarship essays and academic requirements are common even when applying to athletic scholarships.
Homeschool… Athlete? Yes, hundreds of homeschoolers all over the country spend their PE and extracurricular hours participating in organized high school sports (of every sport) with other homeschoolers, many times against private or other homeschool teams (some of you know this full-well, busy busy!). Furthermore, in certain states, homeschool athletes are competing along with public school […]
If you’re a sports fan – and even if you’re not! – you’ve probably heard of football quarterback Tim Tebow. He is one of the biggest names in football these days. “Tebowmania” swept the country after Tebow led the Denver Broncos on five fourth-quarter comebacks and four overtime victories in this season’s NFL playoffs. Tebow’s game-winning […]
Athletic people often dream of getting a job as a “pro” athlete. However, few athletes ever make it that far. It’s a good idea, then, to have another job in mind as well. Professional athletes include baseball, football, basketball, and tennis players; golfers, ice skaters, skiers, surfers, stock car drivers, and rodeo riders – basically […]
Bethany Hamilton, a homeschooled surfer girl, had high hopes for making surfing her career. Then one day she was attacked by a shark that bit off one of her arms. Less than a month after the incident, the 13-year-old returned to surfing with an unbelievably positive attitude. Overcoming all odds, Hamilton went on to win […]
If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably heard of football quarterback Tim Tebow. Besides being an outspoken Christian athlete, Tebow is a homeschool graduate. Although he did not attend public school classes, he played on the Nease High School football team which won the 2005 State Championship. In his freshman year at college, Tim […]