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The Advocate

 •  March 21

Having to navigate through the hardships of life and overcome those challenges is what separates humans from other living beings. Injuries are the toughest obstacle any athlete can face. Since his sophomore year of high school, Comet pitcher Kyle Brown has battled through multiple rotator cuff injuries in his throwing arm that have plagued him...

The Advocate

 •  February 28

Old wounds linger and living with pain is something most people put up with at some point in their lives. However, sometimes playing through pain comes at a cost and minor aches turn out to be something a little more serious. For Comet infielder turned pitcher Nancy Bernal, the cancellation the 2017 season may have been the best thing that could...

The Advocate

 •  May 18, 2017

Absence of head injury treatment risks athletes’ safety In a world where sports captivate millions of people of all ages, genders, nationalities and religions, the term “concussion” instills a collective chill down the backs of everyone. Professional and Division I college athletes receive some of the best treatment available for these injuries....

The Advocate

 •  November 24, 2014

“Paying attention, in the present, with acceptance, without judgment.” These are the four things that Ronda Peterson, athletic trainer at MSUM, writes on the board before every mindfulness session. Peterson aims to teach the ways of mindfulness to students at MSUM and help them be more mindful in their daily lives. In simple terms, mindfulness is ...