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A new addiction

A new addiction

March 8, 2018

Injuries, they seem like a given. In a contact sport, you are bound to get injured. When an athlete...

An athlete’s journey

An athlete’s journey

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

February 3, 2018

Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

When faced with the common question, “What sport do you play?” I stumble. I have no idea how to answer b...

Commitment issues

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

December 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

The pressure to perform in high school is often unbearable. Whether it be academics, activities or athletics, the expectation to excel constantly weighs down the shoulders of devoted teenagers. This burden is especially prevalent for athletes. No matter what sport you are involved in, good players...

Where there’s baseball, there’s hope

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

I was named Megan Elizabeth Troke for one reason. The Met was the nickname for the Metrodome, where the Minnesota Twins played baseball from 1982 until 2009, so it only made sense that my initials would honor this holy ground. Fittingly, my first steps were taken at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. My dad ...