Write on Sports Goshen: A Community Effort!
Bria Carboneau teaches English in the sixth grade at Goshen Middle School. She moved to Goshen when she was in the sixth grade. She loves the Chicago Bears, even though they break her heart sometimes. She supports the Big Ten and her alma mater, Indiana State.
Lewis Caskey is a fifth-year student at Goshen College and is excited to be a student teacher at Goshen High School next fall. He’s always loved reading, but it wasn’t until later that he liked writing too. His favorite sports are soccer and cycling.
Rossa Deegan is a social studies teacher at Goshen Middle School. He is an avid reader and follower of the news. In sports, he watches the Minnesota Vikings, IU men’s basketball, and the Republic of Ireland’s soccer team.
Josh Gleason is the assistant athletic director for communication at Goshen College and has been working in sports journalism for 10 years. A native of California, his favorite college team is UCLA, but he is an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Red Wings and Arsenal. He and his wife, Candace, have two children, Addison and Holland.
Lexi Kantz is a senior journalism major at Goshen College. She has lived in Goshen her whole life. She is in love with Payton Manning and will follow him wherever he goes, even when it means following him to Colorado from her home state of Indiana.
Ariel Ropp graduated from Goshen College in 2013 with majors in communication and psychology. She is currently conducting research for the community news site Goshen Commons as part of GC’s Maple Scholars program. She loves taking long walks in the summertime and writing features stories about people from Goshen.
Duane Stoltzfus is chair of the communication department at Goshen College. He grew up in New York City as a major fan of the Yankees, the Knicks and the Giants (in competition with his father, who liked the Mets, the Nets and the Jets, and his best friend, a misguided Red Sox fan).