Billy Rappo was born into the sport of wrestling. His four older brothers all wrestled at Council Rock South High School and in college. Rappo started wrestling at only 4 years old.
Whenever Rappo could, he would go into gymnasiums to watch his brothers wrestle. Even when his siblings went off to wrestle for Division I schools, Rappo was always watching and learning.
He trained with his brothers from an early age, taking a piece from each of their wrestling styles to craft his own. Once the time came for Rappo to wrestle in high school, he knew he had big shoes to fill.
Maryland football looks like a rejuvenated program behind first-year head coach D.J. Durkin.
The Terps may not win the Big Ten anytime soon, but there are some encouraging signs moving forward: a top-20 recruiting class in 2017, the transformation of Cole Field House into a $155 million state-of-the-art practice facility and what looks like a head coach that is here to stay. However, what isn’t as clear is how this will translate to the field. Maryland needs to find its identity to become a true Division I powerhouse, and to do so it will need to go in one of two directions. These two options are reflected by the contrasting styles of their two current quarterbacks. Continue reading “Maryland Football’s Future: Ferocious or Flashy?”
Melo Trimble’s first name is a homophone for a word that means easygoing and relaxed. However, for the junior point guard with NBA aspirations, he can’t afford to be laid back in what’s shaping up to be a huge season, and one that will go a long way in determining his future.
With an incredibly intense commercial, Under Armour chose those five words as the way to introduce themselves to world. When former football player Eric Ogbogu shouted that tagline—we had no idea who or what Under Armour was, but we all took notice.
Back in 2006, Under Armour was the newest company jumping into the billion-dollar performance sport apparel business.
Now Under Armour is a prominent brand in football and other performance sports. With their focus on cutting-edge technology and creative marketing campaigns, they have leapfrogged established brands such as Reebok and Adidas. Continue reading “Under Armour: More than a Brand?”