The Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in north St. Louis inhabits a warehouse whose mustard-colored siding is grimy from industrial grit and the nearby rumble of Interstate 70. Inside, though, sparkle dozens of gold and silver trophies captured by the Bulldogs through the years. A large framed poster of Jackie Robinson hangs in the athletic director's office. A side wall contains a gallery of grainy photographs, triumphant poses of past... More >>>
Marcus Townsend: "It's all about teaching [kids] something and hoping they'll flourish."