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With his family’s long history of athletes at Eastwood High School, you’d think Jake Hoodlebrink would have wanted to make it a priority to carve his own niche in Eagles lore.

Half-brother Baron Thoma and half-sister Lara Thoma both competed for Eastwood, as did brothers Justin, Anthony, Josh, Tyler, Lucas and Chris, and sisters Tiffany and Whitney. Jake is a senior at Eastwood, while younger brother Tim is a junior and baby sister Brianna is a sophomore. All three of them are currently on the Eagles’ track and field teams.

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Eastwood senior discus and shot put thrower Emily Hayward found herself in an unenviable position two years ago.

Hayward tore her left ACL just four games into her sophomore basketball season, in the fourth quarter against Woodmore. She missed the rest of that season, along with the entire 2012 volleyball season. She didn’t get cleared to play sports again until October of her junior year.

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Former Waite and Florida State women’s basketball star forward Natasha made her preseason WNBA debut on Tuesday as the Indiana Fever hosted the Washington Mystics at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

In their first preseason game of 2014, a depleted Indiana Fever roster fell to the Washington Mystics, 80-63. Indiana got off to a fast start, taking a 25-20 lead after the first quarter, but the offense stalled from there, combining to score just 17 points in the next two periods. Howard led the Fever with 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting.

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Giving money to people along road

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