Jeremy P
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Joined 8/19/2021
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Jeremy has been a freelance sportswriter since February 2014. He spent five seasons as NLL.com beat writer covering the National Lacrosse League's Rochester Knighthawks. He has experience working for three newspapers covering high school sports in New York and North Carolina. He interviewed former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson. As part of his freelancing with the Independent Tribune in Concord, North Carolina, he helped cover the first races at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the ROVAL configuration. He also covered the Charlotte Hornets as a freelancer for NBA Europe, interviewing players and coaches.
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Jeremy Pike has covered a number of sports at the high school and professional levels. He has five years covering professional box lacrosse. During his time as a freelance high school sports writer, he helped cover football, basketball, baseball, softball, wrestling, tennis, bowling, and swimming. He also has experience covering the National Football League for BillsWire and other online outlets.

Interests

Jeremy enjoys writing about all sports because competition and skill always intrigue him. He is most interested in football, lacrosse, and soccer, but where there is athletic competition and skill involved, he is ready to observe, learn, educate, and enjoy.

He is an aspiring grill and pit master. He enjoys learning how to smoke all sorts of meat, but he always comes back to a good rack of St Louis ribs. He prefers them sauced, but he also believes that a great rub can stand alone, too. He prefers cooking with wood and charcoal, but he knows the value of a good gas grill for weeknight grilling.

He is coming up on celebrating a year as a homeowner. He quickly figured out that being a homeowner is great, but there is always some sort of project that needs to be done. A good set of power and hand tools is always a necessity. He also believes that WD-40 and duct tape are some of the most important tools anyone can have.

He loves to spend time with his wife and three kids, spend time with his church family, play board games, read, and of course, watch sports.

Education

SUNY College at Brockport

Jeremy has a Bachelor of Science degree in History. He learned research and writing skills working on research papers throughout college. He also took creative writing classes as electives.

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200 Projects Completed

He has written about various sports, including football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, softball, wrestling, and swimming. He has covered high schools in two states, a professional box lacrosse team, and interviewed high school and professional athletes, parents, and high school and professional coaches. He has written long-form blog posts, Sunday centerpiece features, and quick-hit news blog posts.

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75 Projects Completed

Jeremy has six-plus years of writing articles for various outlets ranging from local high school sports to professional sports. He has written game recaps, game previews, athlete profiles, and interest features. He has written for local newspapers as well as for the National Lacrosse League, a professional box lacrosse league. He has appeared on the front page of sports sections and had a feature story as the Sunday edition centerpiece.

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