Vlad Munteanu’s Push for His Dreams

Vlad Munteanu has one of the best work ethics and an even better love for the beautiful game.

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The New York Yankees are weird

What if I told you one year ago the New York Yankees traded away their two best pitchers (Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller) along with veteran and possible future hall of famer Carlos Beltran for a couple of standout prospects and some more arms for their bullpen? You would probably guess this team was in…

New-look Pioneers look to turn regular-season tests into playoff success

By Gabe Campis Coming off unprecedented success last season, the Stillwater High School boys’ soccer team is working on a remix in 2018. After 12 seniors graduated in 2017, five of whom were three-or-four-year starters, Pioneer coach Seth Condley has been in search of the perfect lineup. Filling the positions in the middle of his…

Kim Rodriguez: Poised to succeed

By Gabe Campis Calm, cool and composed are a few ways to describe Kim Rodriguez. That is how it was when she was 6, starting in a YMCA soccer league in Porter, Texas, and how it has continued to be in her freshman year for the Oklahoma State women’s soccer team. Along with her quiet…

Part 2: Social media’s impact on recruiting and marketing in college athletics

By Gabe Campis Social media’s impact on collegiate sports is never-ending. This is something Jim Littell, the Oklahoma State women’s basketball coach, has started to acknowledge, though he might not have embraced it right away. Littell, a social media user since 2015, said, at first, social media seemed daunting and complicated, but with the help…

Part 1: The Pains and Gains for OSU Athletes on Social Media

By Gabe Campis Loryn Goodwin has a love-hate relationship with social media. A graduate transfer point guard for the Oklahoma State women’s basketball team, Goodwin said she loves the funny pictures and videos on Instagram and Twitter but dislikes some of the privacy issues of those applications. Goodwin, a graduate transfer from the University of…

The ins and outs of equipment for Oklahoma State athletics

By Gabe Campis Wes Edwards loves the mystery of his job. The director of equipment operations at Oklahoma State, Edwards never knows what a day will bring or who will need assistance. He might have to patch up Mitchell Solomon’s jersey after a wild game in Gallagher-Iba Arena or distribute another pair of shoes to…

The path to Oklahoma State for international tennis players

By Gabe Campis Stillwater, Oklahoma is not exactly the United Kingdom. Luke Hammond has started to realize that, but it doesn’t make the distance to his home in Birmingham, England, any closer. A freshman on the Oklahoma State men’s tennis team, Hammond misses some of the hustle and bustle the second-largest city in the United…

Italy’s Serie A and the parity that isn’t

By Gabe Campis It is no mistake that Juventus has won the past six Serie A titles. It’s no mistake that they consistently have the deepest, hard-nosed squad and managers that have numerous accolades to their name. And it’s no mistake that they will likely win Italy’s top soccer title again this season. The English…

Why Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe should avoid transfers for now

By Gabe Campis, @G_Campisi123 Part of growing as a footballer is having time to learn what it takes to play first-team football on a consistent basis. Whether you’re a squad rotational player or a superstar who jumped onto the scene at a very young age, you need that consistent playing time before you will reach your…

Quick Barcelona season recap

So the European football season has come and gone again and it was interesting to say the least. With a number of ups and downs for multiple clubs around Europe, Real Madrid made their presence felt again as the supreme leader of the continent, as they won their second consecutive Champions League crown and finally…

Christina Jean-Charles feature story

By Gabe Campis Christina Jean-Charles journey to the Oklahoma State University soccer team has been long but prosperous. Growing up in New City, New York, Jean-Charles has had a love for soccer for a long time and this love gave her a chance to play at a high level. Jean-Charles, a senior sociology major with…