Charlotte Brown left the Texas state track and field meet with a fourth-place tie in the pole vault, a standing ovation and a hand-carved walking stick from one of the many fans she inspired along the way.
Her vision has deteriorated to the point where she can only discern light and dark, but pole vaulter Charlotte Brown is headed back to the Texas state track and field meet after advancing in regionals.
When De'Janae Boykin, the No. 4 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Terrific 25 for the 2015 class, had to decide between staying at her elite private school and joining her legally blind brother in public school, her moral vision was clear.
An hour before Danica's dramatic Indy 500 Bump Day qualifying run, espnW sat with Bev Patrick. She talked about her daughter's early days, the whirlwind of 2005, and -- well, don't even ask her about NASCAR.