Growing up in Glendora, California, Jajaira Gonzalez was the only girl in her boxing gym. It’s been that way for as long as she can remember. 857 more words
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The fencing season is about to get underway, and in anticipation of a busy, competitive year, the West-Rock Division has set dates and sites for the 2015 Junior Olympic and 2015 Summer National Y14 and Div2/Div 3 Championships Qualifiers. 367 more words
On Wednesday there was a major breakthrough for American women in competitive sports, and it had nothing to do with Mo’ne Davis.
Hours before the eyes of the nation were trained on Williamsport to take in Davis’ second start at the Little League World Series, American teenager… 191 more words
DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s Day 4 at the AAU Junior Olympic games. Friday’s competitions included power-lifting, and two girls from Nebraska, Jordan and Naomi, are setting world-records in the sport – and they’ve only been involved for a couple of years. 133 more words
DES MOINES, Iowa – 14,000 athletes from all over the world are competing in 20 different events for the AAU Junior Olympics this week. It’s the fourth time Des Moines has hosted the tournament, and it’s scheduled to host it again in 2018 and 2023. 165 more words
LOUISBURG, Kan. — One talented 10-year-old is heading out of state to compete as a Junior Olympian in a sport she’s only been at four a few months. 421 more words