Last year, when the Shippensburg University football team traveled to East Stroudsburg University to face the Warriors, madness ensued. The game turned into a five-overtime thriller, with the Raiders emerging victorious, 69–67.
Sitting on the sidelines, hearing the screams of the crowd, the announcer talking about different plays and watching two touchdowns take place, a boy in a yellow T-shirt is determined to share his message.
Tragedy and the world of sports are no strangers to each other. Every team, every franchise and every player has a story. SU field hockey has worn its heart on its sleeve this season after the horrific death of former player and assistant coach Amanda Strous this summer.