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Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
Joplin has no regrets about playing football, but he's always felt like he had
some unfinished business on the basketball court.
during the height of his football career at Bowling Green State University,
Joplin says he envisioned himself on the basketball team.
year, I came down and talked to Coach Orr," Joplin explained. "He told me to
focus on football for right now."
that's what he did. Joplin excelled on the field, but his dream to be on the
basketball team wouldn't die. After all, he grew up in a hoops household.
loves basketball. His father was a really good coach in college," said Louis
Orr, the BGSU basketball coach. "In high school, he was a very good player. He's
probably been around basketball more than he's been around football."
his senior season wound down, Joplin went to Coach Orr once again.
told me, ‘Yeah, sure. We could use more bodies,'" Joplin said.
Joplin joined the team. His jump shot was rusty and there are still no
guarantees he'll ever play, but he says just being there is good enough.
just want to show that I'm not lazy," he said. "And I want to be out here
getting in shape and just getting ready for our pro days."
professional football is still Joplin's ultimate goal, but for now, he's a
basketball player. It keeps him in shape and he gets to live out a long-time
is a thing I love, too, just like football," he said. "I want to be a part of
the team and hopefully try to win another MAC championship."