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Pittsford's Smith and Stone win state titles again

Pittsford swimmers set such high expectations for themselves that even when they come up short they still win state titles.

Junior Lindsay Stone won her third state title in the 500-yard freestyle and senior Katie Smith defended her state title in the 50 freestyle, leading Pittsford to the team crown at the state championships at Ithaca College on Saturday. 424 more words


Shooter Ian Foos has sights set on Kentucky

BELLEVUE — There just weren’t enough hours in the day for Ian Foos to do two sports with the commitment they each deserved.

As a freshman and sophomore, Foos followed the family tradition and played football for Bellevue High School. 547 more words


Pittsford wins 14th straight Class A swimming title

There are a few things that happen every year during the early part of November in western New York. The leaves fall off the trees, apples go out of season and Pittsford wins swimming sectionals. 819 more words


Express' Wheeler reaches top gear

Elmira High School’s Abbey Wheeler has displayed brilliant closing speed, both on the course this season and in the manner that she is ending her high school cross country career. 1,961 more words


At 40, Meb Keflezighi Set for Fast Turnaround After NYC Marathon

Meb Keflezighi (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Meb Keflezighi’s coach jokes that if the top American marathoner isn’t ready for February’s Olympic trials, USA Track & Field should just postpone the event. 685 more words


Orozco ousted from Olympic boxing qualifer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s an old boxing saying that a good big man beats a good little man.

Seventeen-year-old Benjamin Orozco ran into a bigger man on Wednesday in PAL National Champion Nasir Jones. 254 more words


Boxing Trials bring Olympic hopefuls to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The sports world is keeping a close eye on the Mid-South, not just because of the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Olympic Boxing Trials are also being held downtown. 110 more words