Confidence, Curiosity and Courage Earn Gabby Frierson A Chance to Compete

“Be yourself; tell the truth; be proud of yourself, and know you’re capable of doing anything you want to do.” While this is great advice for anyone and from any one of any age, it’s being offered by Gabrielle Frierson, age 10, a fifth grader at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Liberty. "Gabby" not only shares these words of…

Still Fighting

 Orchiectomy. Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection. Pneumonia. Chylous ascites.  With the exception of pneumonia, I’d never seen or heard these words until I heard Nicholas Hibbeler’s story.  A senior at Park Hill High School, Hibbeler was diagnosed with Stage 2 testicular cancer during a routine sports physical in 2013. He endured six rounds of chemotherapy and three surgeries to overcome his…