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Mike Crook

Senior Sports Writer/Photographer/Videographer

Raised to bleed Garnet and Gold, Mike’s first passion will always be Florida State football. Though he does enjoy watching just about any sporting event if given the opportunity.

By day Mike works as a Network/Desktop Administrator for a national mortgage/insurance company. By night he gets to dive into his creative side.

He founded and runs EHP Designs, a multimedia and computer products website, as well as being a freelance web designer and amateur photographer.

Recently one of his Rapid City Rush pictures was picked to be used for their season ticket advertisements for the fall.

Mike looks to expand his talents into other realms of multimedia in the future, possibly take EHP Designs into a full-fledged multimedia company.

But for the time being, he is just enjoying doing all of this as a side hobby.

  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Website: Link

Sarah Crook

Senior Photographer/Videographer

Sarah has evolved into quite the sports fan over the years, including a huge love for the local Rapid City Rush and Florida State Seminoles.

She is a local cosmetologist in Rapid City and has been enjoying this profession most of her adult life.

When not cheering on her Rush or styling her clients she can be found relaxing with a good book or taking in the beautiful sites of the Black Hills.

She has recently moved from a role as our statistician to our co-photographer and videographer.

Her strengths as a videographer have spilt over into photography, as well, and she looks forward to growing her skills in both areas.

  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Website: Link

Trisha Cuka

Backup Photographer

Trisha is a mother and avid hockey lover with the addition of the Rapid City Rush to the Black Hills region.

She currently resides west of Rapid City but has been available as our statistician when needed and is always excited to go to a hockey game.

She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and getting out to “The Hills” whenever time allows.

  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Website: Link

Niki Everson

Contributing Photographer

Niki is a thirty-something year old mother of a wonderful ten year old who, when not chasing interviews and photos with the top collegiate football players in America, works for a local municipality in the state of Florida.

Niki Everson is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to her Florida State Seminoles football team, and an up-and-coming sports writer/photographer. She gives a bold, fresh outlook to the on field action with a woman’s point-of-view.

  • Location: Mt Dora, FL
  • Website: Link