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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Mina Kimes

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

The reintroduction of spotlight calls for an awesome lady to boot. This week’s SportsAsToldByAGirl spotlight is Mina Kimes. Kimes is an ESPN reporter and extremely talented writer who had an unlikely road to stardom. She’s also known for appearing on multiple different ESPN shows including Around the Horn and Highly Questionable. Fast Facts about Mina Kimes: Though she’s a well-known …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight is Back!

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

After a few months hiatus, the Spotlight feature on SportsAsToldByAGirl is coming back with a new format, new ladies, and new ideas! If you’ve been following SportsAsToldByAGirl for the past few years, you’ll know we introduced a new series. Entitled “Spotlight,” the series spotlighted a female athlete, sports personality or a woman involved with sports who deserves recognition. It could …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: NWHL

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

This week’s spotlight is a more in depth look at the NWHL, the National Women’s Hockey League. Since being formed in 2015, the league has become the gold standard for almost all leagues and has made more progress in its short existence than others which have been around for decades. The NWHL might have started off as a passion project …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Seimone Augustus

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

Much like last week’s spotlight Charlotte Wilder, this spotlight article will focus on some quick facts and why this woman deserves to be recognized. As a WNBA player, Seimone Augustus has already made a huge impact on the court, but her work off the court is why she’s this week’s pick for spotlight. Before I get to all of that, here’s a little …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Charlotte Wilder

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

It’s the first official spotlight of 2017 after a month of hiatus and this week’s spotlight is one of the more underrated sports writers currently in the business. Her impact on the sports world has been huge. Here’s some brief info that I could find about Wilder. She received her degree in creative writing from Colby College in 2011 according …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight Of The Year 2016

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

This year was full of incredible moments for women of all ages and all races in sports. From winning gold medals to making history to long-awaited comebacks, 2016 had some memorable moments. There’s no denying this year has been tragic for many reasons. With the loss of legend Pat Summitt or the dethroning of Serena Williams, sport wasn’t always fun. Throughout …

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Serena Williams is Engaged!

In Spotlight by Ashleigh Binder

Congratulations are in order for tennis superstar and overall badass Serena Williams.  Williams announced via a poem on Reddit that she was engaged to the social media’s co-founder Alexis Ohanian.   The couple has been very private throughout their year-long relationship.  In the past Williams was publicly seen with rapper Drake, including being in her personal box for the US Open …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Skylar Diggins

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

The WNBA season might be over, but there are still a ton of ladies who deserve spotlighting. One of whom is RocNation athlete Skylar Diggins.  Her work doesn’t stop off-court either which is why she was a no-brainer for this week’s spotlight! 1. Skylar Diggins Was A Superstar At Notre Dame While dominating in high school, colleges were scouting Diggins. She …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Ashleigh Johnson

In Spotlight by Rebecca Mills

Water polo is one of the more under-the-radar Olympic sports but this year’s team was  special. One of the most popular ladies on the team was Ashleigh Johnson. Johnson made history just being a member of the team and has become even more well-known because of espnW. 1. Johnson Made History Before Competing At the Olympics this year, Ashleigh Johnson …