Awesome Sports Project

Inspiring girls' and women's voices in sports

Sports Round-Up #12: “Perseverance is Key”

BY LAUREN LUND | EDITORIAL INTERN I started playing sports when I was five years old and now, at 17 I have inevitably been in many games or practices where things aren’t going my way. Sometimes on the basketball court,... Continue Reading →

“You Can’t Stop Now”

BY JULIANA WILLIAMS I’m sitting on a cot scarfing down pizza as the sun sets behind the mountains outside of Phoenix. This is the first meal I’ve eaten since early that morning. Normally, I would be better prepared for an... Continue Reading →

Beyond the X’s and O’s

BY SAMI WYNNE It’s that time of year again. The well-anticipated basketball season. It’s crazy to think that seven years ago, I was gearing up to start my high school senior year of basketball.  While I knew that it was... Continue Reading →

2nd Annual Awesome Sports Writing Contest

ASP EDITORIAL TEAM | Announcement With the support of numerous donors, the 2nd Annual Awesome Sports Writing Contest will inspire conversation about girls' and women's sports and showcase your thoughtful reflections, stories, and epiphanies. From now until February 15, 2018, submit your... Continue Reading →

My Sports Journey in Photographs

BY OLIVIA SKIBIEL | EDITORIAL INTERN Olivia Skibiel is a junior at Jackson High School in Washington State. Olivia has been playing sports ever since she was 3 years old, including the game she fell in love with: basketball. In... Continue Reading →

Ann’s Voice (Intern Final Project)

BY BETHANY ELDRIDGE | EDITORIAL INTERN When I got an email from Bea Chang, offering me an internship position at the Awesome Sports Project, I was hesitant because as any of my mom fan-base noted from my previous work, I... Continue Reading →

Support the Power and Necessity of Female Voices in Sports!

We are a month away from launching the third year of the Awesome Sports Project, and we are excited for our ambitious outreach plans to reach an even wider audience. Join us in affecting change in our global community as we... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Game Ever Played: An Ode to the WNBA, And My Father

BY BEA CHANG I am going to tell you something that will infuriate you. You will throw out all kinds of statistics and anecdotes. You will say, “Listen, young lady,” shake your index finger, and explain sports to me. You... Continue Reading →

“Perfect Day” – An Essay Review

BY OLIVIA SKIBIEL | EDITORIAL INTERN The quote “Imagine what you could do if you knew you couldn’t fail” stood out to me as I read this essay, “Perfect Day,” written by professional surfer, Carissa Moore. Reading on, I came... Continue Reading →

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