Bethany Bradsher

Bethany Bradsher - Ghostwriter

Greenville, NC, United States

I am a storyteller specializing in the worlds of sports and fitness, and my passions are sports history and biography.

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Overview

I am a freelance sportswriter, in the process of writing my eighth book. I have also written for magazines, newspapers, online content providers and corporations.

Services
Short-Form Content
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Sports & outdoor recreation

Work experience

Freelancer, ghostwriter, author and content creator

Self-employed
January, 1997 – Present (almost 22 years)

My work as a freelancer has spanned nearly three decades and included projects as diverse as self-initiated sports books, ghostwritten sports books and biographies, corporate histories, newspaper work, magazine articles, corporate ghostblogging, white papers, website copy, promotional writing and book editing. My favorite work involves digging deep into a topic, getting to know the people who are passionate about that topic and creating a work that honors their legacy

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Super Bowl 50: Celebrating Fifty Years of America's Greatest Game

Bethany Bradsher

Foreword by Dwight Clark, 2-Time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champion! Super Bowl 50: Celebrating Fifty Years of America's Greatest Game commemorates the awaited golden anniversary of the biggest annual event in the world of sports. More than just a football game, the Super Bowl has become a cultural celebration of sports and entertainment that engages people from all walks of life. The Sup... read more

Foreword by Dwight Clark, 2-Time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champion! Super Bowl 50: Celebrating Fifty Years of America's Greatest Game commemorates the awaited golden anniversary of the biggest annual event in the world of sports. More than just a football game, the Super Bowl has become a cultural celebration of sports and entertainment that engages people from all walks of life. The Sup... read more

Game Changer

Drew Ann Long, Bethany Bradsher

Drew Ann Long was a mom of three who had a problem: how to navigate the grocery store with three young children, one of whom was disabled.Searching in vain for a shopping cart for people with special needs she quickly realized that if she wanted one, she d have to invent it herself. Thus began a crazy, faith-challenging, and remarkable journey with never a dull moment as Drew, "just a mom from... read more

Drew Ann Long was a mom of three who had a problem: how to navigate the grocery store with three young children, one of whom was disabled.Searching in vain for a shopping cart for people with special needs she quickly realized that if she wanted one, she d have to invent it herself. Thus began a crazy, faith-challenging, and remarkable journey with never a dull moment as Drew, "just a mom from... read more

The Classic: How Everett Case and His Tournament Brought Big-Time Basketball to the South

Bethany Bradsher

Before Everett Case came south to coach at N. C. State, football was the region's big sport. Within a few years, though, Case and his Indiana-style basketball changed all that. And nothing showcased the South's new obsession better than the Dixie Classic, Case's holiday tournament hosted at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, North Carolina. Each year from 1949 to 1960, N. C. State, Duke, Wake Fores... read more

Before Everett Case came south to coach at N. C. State, football was the region's big sport. Within a few years, though, Case and his Indiana-style basketball changed all that. And nothing showcased the South's new obsession better than the Dixie Classic, Case's holiday tournament hosted at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, North Carolina. Each year from 1949 to 1960, N. C. State, Duke, Wake Fores... read more

Bones McKinney: Basketball's Unforgettable Showman

Bethany Bradsher

Bones McKinney was truly a larger-than-life character. A basketball star in his own right in high school, college, and the fledgling NBA, McKinney went on to further success as a coach and broadcaster. Bones helped build a team from a small rural Baptist school into an overachieving national force during his years coaching at Wake Forest. In the history of basketball there was only one Bones M... read more

Bones McKinney was truly a larger-than-life character. A basketball star in his own right in high school, college, and the fledgling NBA, McKinney went on to further success as a coach and broadcaster. Bones helped build a team from a small rural Baptist school into an overachieving national force during his years coaching at Wake Forest. In the history of basketball there was only one Bones M... read more

Coaching Third: The Keith LeClair Story

Bethany Bradley, Bethany Bradsher, Keith LeClair

He set out to become a coach who accumulated wins, a coach who inspired a team all the way to college baseball's Holy Grail -- the College World Series in Omaha. As it turned out, Keith LeClair's dreams were too small. When the diagnosis of a fatal disease threw his coaching career a heartrending curveball, LeClair found himself on a different path. This new journey had less to do with coachin... read more

He set out to become a coach who accumulated wins, a coach who inspired a team all the way to college baseball's Holy Grail -- the College World Series in Omaha. As it turned out, Keith LeClair's dreams were too small. When the diagnosis of a fatal disease threw his coaching career a heartrending curveball, LeClair found himself on a different path. This new journey had less to do with coachin... read more

Broken Road: Turning My Mess Into a Message

Tony Collins

As a child, Tony Collins was laser focused on a single goal -- making it to the NFL. With hard work and steely determination, Collins defied the odds and lived that dream -- reaching both the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl as one of the most productive running backs in New England Patriots history. But the road to Collins' dream was littered with temptation, and as he gave in to destructive addic... read more

As a child, Tony Collins was laser focused on a single goal -- making it to the NFL. With hard work and steely determination, Collins defied the odds and lived that dream -- reaching both the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl as one of the most productive running backs in New England Patriots history. But the road to Collins' dream was littered with temptation, and as he gave in to destructive addic... read more

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