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Milford’s Cartheuser broke program record in discus

MILFORD – Since she was an eighth-grader, Clare Cartheuser has had the desire to keep improving upon her craft.

She was 4 inches away from the middle school record, is moving up the ranks in the district meet and is now Milford’s girls’ record holder in discus. 302 more words


Olympic dreams: Teenager at the Trials

Discovering a dream

Watching the Olympic trials in Omaha

Tevyn Waddell hasn’t forgotten the view, two rows off the pool deck, where she watched the 2008 U.S. 1,400 more words


Young Birmingham archer hits the bull's-eye

The sport of archery requires a high degree of strength and mental focus from its top performers. Forget about how easy Errol Flynn and his successors make it look in the Robin Hood movies. 756 more words


Track and field notebook: Penn Relays calls three Morris 4x800s

Nora May McSorley wasn’t concerned about the Randolph 4×800 qualifying for Penn Relays. After all, Rams assistant coach Kevin Higgins had assured the quartet — McSorley and seniors Margaret Thomson, Carole Harsch and Liz Lansing — they had “locked in” a spot after running 9:27.05 despite little opposition at the Cougar Classic on Saturday. 726 more words


Georgian Court's Brazzel excelling in javelin

Meet New Jersey’s newest javelin throwing star – Georgian Court University freshman Michael Brazzel.

With a mighty heave of 68.41 meters/224 feet, 5 inches at the Osprey Open Meet at Stockton University last Saturday, the rookie Lion out of North Arlington High School delivered perhaps the best performance in the two-year history of the GCU men’s track and field program, and gained national recognition in the process. 763 more words


Clippers place 12th at Junior Nationals

The Northern Kentucky Clippers took 18 swimmers to compete in the NCSA Junior National Championship taking place from March 17-21 in Orlando, Fla.

This year’s team was one of the most successful in Clippers’ history as they broke 14 individual records, and eight relay records. 492 more words


North Alabama swimmer lowers Olympic Trials time to make Elite Team

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – After his brilliant performance recently at the National Club Swimming Association Championships in Orlando, Fla., Zach Harting, 17, of the Huntsville Swim Association is flying out of the country. 1,057 more words