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Summer Fun? Stay Hydrated!

Here are some good reminders of summer safety in the sunny, hot days! Have fun–and be safe! Dehydration Dehydration among teens playing sports is common, especially in the hot summer months, but may go unnoticed in its milder forms, Leonard says. Younger children are more prone to dehydration because their bodies produce more heat while sweating less. Teens recovering from ...

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Triple Jump ~ All for the Glory of God

For me, Triple Jumping isn’t just a competition or a sport, but a way that I can glorify God. First I merge my brain with my legs so that they will act as one. I step up to my mark. I bounce from one leg to the next; my legs like springs. I pump my arms. Blood rushes through my ...

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Teen Bow Hunter, 17, Bags 448-Pound Bear!

Jessica Olmstead has no problem staring down wild animals. The 17-year-old Harper Creek High School senior has taken up one of nature’s oldest, and possibly most dangerous sports, hunting. In the middle of August, Olmstead and her father, Tim, took a hunting trip up to Oba, Ontario, Canada, where the high school senior shot down a bear more than twice ...

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Just Keep Swimming

“The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, and with my song I shall thank Him.” (Psalm 28:7 NASB) I stood beside the blocks waiting to get started. If I’d had boots on, I’m sure I would’ve been shaking in them. My friend stood beside me ready ...

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Watch for Dehydration!

Our bodies are about two thirds water. When someone gets dehydrated, it means the amount of water in his or her body has dropped below the level needed for normal body function. Small decreases don’t cause problems, and in most cases, they go completely unnoticed. But losing larger amounts of water can sometimes make a person feel quite sick. For more ...

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Senseless Violence

“Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.” (Psalm 34:14 NIV, emphasis added) It seems these days that no one goes to sporting events to watch the game. They go hoping for some kind of violence to break out between the players. Proof of this can be heard in the background of week’s Indians/Red Sox game where ...

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