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Almost Famous

“The marathon trials are the average runner’s version of the Olympic Games.” Jill Geer, spokeswoman for USATF. 750 more words


Mauldin graduate Galyer swimming toward Olympic Trials

One year ago, Danielle Galyer had the nation’s 17th-fastest time in the 200-meter backstroke. Now she ranks No. 6.

Two Olympic spots in the event are up for grabs. 835 more words


Trio of West High swimmers commit to Division I schools

The West High boys swimming team will boast not one, not two, but three Division I swimmers when they hit the water this winter for the 2015-16 season. 477 more words


Falcons award hall-of-fame honor to former prep stars

Farmington High School will induct four new members into its Sports Hall of Fame prior to the home football game Friday night at Falcon Field. 500 more words


Volpenhein, House make splash on world stage for US

Representing their high school and club teams at the highest levels has always been special, but for local swimmers Grant House and Ashley Volpenhein, nothing compares to representing the United States of America. 582 more words



Sacrifice:  something you give up, usually for a better cause.  

Boxing training is a great opportunity for all kinds of people.  You learn a useful skill, increase fitness, reduce stress and learn a lot about yourself.   269 more words

Coach's Corner

Mirabelli has sights set on Olympic gold

There they stood, the 19-year-old son and his father, bonded over the event that kept them close from the start.

A personal-best javelin throw of 238 feet, 3 inches from Chris Mirabelli moved his dad to tears at the Junior Pan American Games on Aug. 984 more words