Conner and Hannah are friends who love to go to the skateboard park on Saturdays, so when a bully named Hank shows up and starts pushing them out of the way, they need to find a creative way to practice for the upcoming tournament.
Colleen is devastated when her best friend changes schools--but when she learns that Meredith is teaching her new cheerleading squad the routine they created together for an upcoming competition their friendship is tested.
Jo is disappointed when she is not placed on the Red Angels in the summer softball league--but when she is offered the chance to switch teams, Jo has to decide if she will leave her friends and play for the "winning" team--or win with the Sonics.
Twelve-year-old friends Ted and Ashley are finally old enough to go to Kart Kamp in the summer, where they meet Gil Stevens, son of a famous driver, but soon Ted's competitive instincts start to get the better of him, and camp becomes less about learning than winning.
Sarah knows that she is the best dancer in her ballet class, and she is eager to show off at the upcoming recital--but when a new move proves unexpectedly difficult and she has to ask for help, her confidence is shaken.
Ninth-grader Kyle has always been the heavyweight on his junior high school wrestling team, but when a new kid shows up he loses the challenge and finds himself relegated to the B-team--until a girl on the squad suggests he move down a weight class.
Sixth-grader Alex really wants to make his middle school soccer team this year, but Jake, the class bully, keeps taunting him with his past failures--until Errol, a new student from Scotland, teaches him the importance of practice and teamwork.
Austin, eager to win sports trophies like his older brothers, joins a local cycling club and enters his name for a three mile race--will he learn in time that bicycle racing is as much about technique as speed?
When Tess moved away from Winterfall, she left her two best friends, Ana and Sofie, behind. She's traveling back to surprise them and to take part in the yearly snowboarding competition. Ana is glad to see her, but Sofie acts strange as soon as Tess returns.
Mason Williams is on his junior high school swim team, and he has always been fast at the short distances, but if he wants to compete in the longer races he will need to work on his endurance--so his best friend suggests that he train in the nearby lake.
"Allen's grandpa has never missed a baseball game until tonight. While Allen plays his most important game ever, Grandpa fights for his life at the hospital. Allen wants to win the game for his grandpa, but he's facing his biggest challenge, Hank "The Tank" Steele"--Unedited summary from book.
Best friends Hannah and Caitlin are both on the high school dance team, but Hannah is troubled when her friend's preoccupation with a boy causes her to miss practice time and put their friendship at risk.
Tam is new to the cheer squad, and from the first day of practice Maren, the squad captain, seems determined to make her look unprepared and incompetent--but with the backing of a new friend she finally finds the courage to stand up to the bullying.
Peter made the varsity lacrosse team, just like his best friends said he would. In fact, the coach thinks he's one of the best on the team. But Hurley Johnson, the team's captain, doesn't want Peter to take his spot. He'll stop at nothing to make Peter quit. Will Peter give up?
When bullies mess with Riley at the skate park one night, Bernie Chu, the best skater in town, save's Riley's board. The next day, Bernie acts as if he's never seen Riley before. Later, when Bernie's board breaks during the final round of the biggest skating contest of the year, Riley must decide whether to help him or to use the accident to win.