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Incoming Waverly freshman making noise on national track scene

Priscilla Byrd has hopes of one day capturing a state championship at the high school level. But, for now, she’ll have to settle for a national title. 265 more words

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Crawford County's Haylea Crandall sets bar high with Junior Olympic gold

The best high jumper in the nation in the 15-16-year-old division is from Indiana. And she’s not even 15-years old yet.

Haylea Crandall, 14, of Marengo, Ind., won a gold medal at the 2016 USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in Sacramento, Calif., on July 30, successfully launching nearly 5 feet, 9 inches off the ground in her final attempt. 1,279 more words

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#BeautifulNews: Homeless Mom Gets Free Plane Ticket To Watch Daughters Compete In Junior Olympics

📷 guardian: A point for humanity Junior Olympian Rainn Sheppard shares a hug with her mom, Tonia Handy,… https://t.co/Uk4v53Y6SW

— Amy Weinberger,MSEd (@AmyFWeinberger) August 3, 2016…

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The Secret Ingredient

This past week, I had the opportunity to travel with the Bainbridge Island 14U boys’ water polo team (GO RAY!) to the 2016 Junior Olympics – held in and around San Jose, California.  981 more words

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Coachella teen hopes to elevate women's boxing

As the banner is raised on the Wall of Fame at the Coachella Valley Boxing Club, Citlalli Ortiz can’t help but smile. Her banner joins the likes of Rommel Caballero, Santos Ortega and Randy Caballero as the most famous and prolific boxers to ever step foot inside Lee Espinoza’s club. 1,442 more words

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Female athlete of the year 2014-2015: Brooke Hershberger

  Granite Bay High School is known for its successful sports program and never fails to produce star players every year.

  This year, senior GBHS varsity volleyball player Brooke Hershberger is the Gazette’s female athlete of the year. 623 more words

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North Salem freshman Taylor Gibson shooting up the charts

Becoming the level of competitor who could reach the National Junior Olympics was a feat for Taylor Gibson.

Placing as well as she did at the age of 15 years old in her first time at the event was something else. 349 more words

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