S: Ashley the Athlete - Volume I
FC: Ashley Nicole Ray 1994 - 2009
1: "when I was young I tried golfing........ | FORE!
2: "I tried gymnastics but it was difficult to pay attention - I preferred my own routines"!"""" ""
3: Then.. Basketball. It all started here! Play and Learn 1999
4: 2002 | I told Mom I didn't think I would like soccer. Boy was I wrong!
5: Soccer 2003 Hunziker Field
6: Waiting for the ball | Ashley and the opponent | Taking a break | Never really liked to be goalie | Run! | Hunziker fields | 2004 | Somehow I ended up on the Gilbert team. I guess it was because they asked me to join!!
7: Ashley and her biggest fans 2004
8: Parks and Rec 2005 | Summer Softball 2005
9: Soccer in Gilbert Fall 2005 | Ashley the Goalie Never really liked that | The Winning Season | Ashley - Number 8 | Did it go in???
10: Summer Softball Spring 2006 after 5th grade | She pitches! | She catches!!
11: Picture above is Ashley in 4th grade at Edwards Elementary After school she played at the Boys and Girls Club for most of her grade school years.
12: The Defenders | In 2004 Ron and Nancy Stubbs put together an AAU team and asked Ashley to join. The group named themselves the Defenders
13: Ashley and Shaya | ^ Ashley and Olivia. Friends then and through the years
14: Winning is always more fun than losing
15: What's a game without fans!!! Tai and Japanna became good friends
16: Sometimes it's work.....
17: Sometimes it's fun....
18: 2007 was a very good year | What an exciting event this was! Everyone was elated to defeat the biggest rival - the Attacks! Ashley played a big role in the defeat. She remained cool and made the winning bucket in the last minutes of play. I noticed a tear in PaPa's eye as she received the honors.
19: Following this play, the Attack coach told Ashley he didn't like to lose and invited her to play with the Attack team. | She made her mother proud!! Ashley always had a big family following. Her mom, Holly, Tai, Papa and Gma didn't miss a game.
20: How fun to get this message from Ashley while we were in South Africa.
21: On to a New Adventure with new teammates!
23: Ashley joined the team at 5'4"
24: Oooooh that smile !!
25: Winner takes all....
29: And it's on to bigger and better things. High school is just a step away | Once a star, always a star