Matthew James Remsberg

His brother’s keeper

Houston’s Miguel Flores dreamed of one day standing next to his older brother as they hoisted world championship belts in the air. But after losing his brother to a brain … Continue reading

August 16, 2012

Born in the USA, minted in Mexico

Richard Sanchez made history at the 2011 U-17 World Cup by becoming the first American citizen to win a FIFA international title. He just happened to do it while playing … Continue reading

August 15, 2012

No time to lose

The world watched in horror as a major earthquake devestated Haiti in 2010. Skal Labissiere lived through it, and he’s not looking back. Originally published in the Winter 2012 edition … Continue reading

August 13, 2012

Inspired by Phelps, Luk rises above

Michael Phelps inspired a generation of swimmers when he won eight golds at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. But for blind high school student Andrew Luk, one of Phelps’ races in … Continue reading

August 12, 2012

Running for his life

As a child in Kosovo, Elhad Emerllahu was nearly killed by the Yugoslavian Army. Luckily, heĀ escaped with his family to America and settled in San Antonio. It wasn’t long before … Continue reading

August 12, 2012

Bash it like Beckham

A tireless work ethic propelled Tim Beckham into the top tier of 2008 high school baseball prospects. The Tampa Bay Rays selected him No. 1 overall in that year’s MLB … Continue reading

August 11, 2012

Been around the world

By the time Alex Shinsky entered his senior year at West York (Pa.), soccer had already taken him around the world. He’d played in 12 countries on four continents, including … Continue reading

August 11, 2012