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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


Chaparral junior Ryan Hoffer prepares for biggest swimming stage yet

It’s been a whirlwind summer that now kicks into overdrive for Scottsdale Chaparral junior swimmer Ryan Hoffer.

He got on a plane Wednesday, heading for Singapore, where he will compete in the FINA World Junior Championships against the top high school age swimmers in the world. 408 more words


WNC athletes finding results with Fast Twitch

Randy Ashley keeps membership in the Fast Twitch Track Club purposely small.

But as of late, the results from the coach’s athletes have been too big to ignore. 384 more words


Douglass sets U.S. mark, qualifies for Olympic Trials

Carle Fierro was having trouble reading the results board. The sun on this particularly hot Texas day was creating too much glare.

But it looked like her swimmer, Kate Douglass, had won the 50 freestyle in 25.80 seconds. 739 more words


Union Catholic's McLaughlin taking new strides to be the best

Over the past few months, Sydney McLaughlin won a world junior title, broke her own state record and ran the second-fastest time ever by an American schoolgirl in the 400-meter hurdles. 724 more words


4 Tips to Make Dreams Come True

Do you have a secret dream that you’ve been working towards for years? Or, maybe a dream you once had, but never reached? What’s holding you back? 411 more words