Quantcast

Team Impact Brings Feats of Strength & Inspiration to Carthage K - KOAM TV 7

Team Impact Brings Feats of Strength & Inspiration to Carthage Kids

Updated:

The Carthage Middle School hosted the final stop in a nationwide tour of extreme strength performances by a group known as "Team Impact."

From shattering cement to dangerously blowing up hot water balloons, Team Impact's third and final performance had audience members amazed by what they saw.

"It's really cool, I like how they break things,"6th grader Ethan Trueblood said.
 
"It's fun because you get to see their muscles and they break stuff," 4th grader Cooper Patton. "It's pretty interesting."
 
"I don't know how they do it, but it's pretty amazing," 5th grader Bailey Wallace said.
 
This is just one of nearly 1,000 school visits the group makes around the world each year.   Their mission is to motivate young people.

"Our intent is that they come and really have a good time," Team Impact performer Jeff Neal said.  "We want them to know that it's okay for people that have faith to have a good time and enjoy these feats of strength, but we do indeed want them to come away knowing that what changed our life is not that I played football or that Randell is a power lifter, but that we have a relationship with Jesus Christ and they can have that too."
 
Their personal stories and messages of encouragement stay with the kids just as much as the extreme strength performances do.

"Follow your dreams and never give up on yourself," 5th grader Jackson Taylor said.
 
"Stand up for yourself and never get up," 2nd grader Colton Taylor adds.
 
This is the second year "Team Impact" has come to Carthage Middle School and they're already planning to come back again next year.
For more information on "Team Impact," you can visit its web site, just click here .

 


 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Neosho Students Raise Funds with  Endangered Species Videos

    Neosho Students Raise Funds with  Endangered Species Videos

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:57:32 GMT

    Teachers try to inspire students to believe they can change the world.     Now a project at Neosho middle school has eighth grade students working to save endangered species.          

    More >>

    Teachers try to inspire students to believe they can change the world.     Now a project at Neosho middle school has eighth grade students working to save endangered species.          

    More >>
  • Authorities Arrest A Wanted Suspect

    Authorities Arrest A Wanted Suspect

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:22:48 GMT
    Cory ReynoldsCory Reynolds

    Update (4/25):  Joplin police say Ottawa County authorities arrested Cory Reynolds today. --- (4/24/2018) Joplin Police search for a suspect with ten active warrants. Police spotted 41-year-old Cory D. Reynolds Monday afternoon (April 23) around 3:00 at his home near 9th and Chestnut. Authorities say he jumped into a vehicle and drove off. During the chase, Reynolds hit another vehicle at 23rd and Maiden Lane and drove away..

    More >>

    Update (4/25):  Joplin police say Ottawa County authorities arrested Cory Reynolds today. --- (4/24/2018) Joplin Police search for a suspect with ten active warrants. Police spotted 41-year-old Cory D. Reynolds Monday afternoon (April 23) around 3:00 at his home near 9th and Chestnut. Authorities say he jumped into a vehicle and drove off. During the chase, Reynolds hit another vehicle at 23rd and Maiden Lane and drove away..

    More >>
  • Joplin Baseball Team Name Announced

    Joplin Baseball Team Name Announced

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:32:09 GMT
    The new Joplin professional baseball team has a name. Joplin, MO – The Southwest League of Professional Baseball has announced that the new Joplin professional team will be called the Joplin "Miners". On March 21st, team officials narrowed the submissions down to six finalists; Tornadoes, Twisters, Miners, Jacks, Phoenix and 66ers. The name "Miners" received a majority of the votes from over 700 submissions. The Joplin Miners played for 49 seasons betwee...More >>
    The new Joplin professional baseball team has a name. Joplin, MO – The Southwest League of Professional Baseball has announced that the new Joplin professional team will be called the Joplin "Miners". On March 21st, team officials narrowed the submissions down to six finalists; Tornadoes, Twisters, Miners, Jacks, Phoenix and 66ers. The name "Miners" received a majority of the votes from over 700 submissions. The Joplin Miners played for 49 seasons betwee...More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.