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South Bend TribuneNotre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw stepped out onto the Purcell Pavilion court and posted up Ariel Braker. McGraw wore white basketball shoes, blue warm-up pants and a collared pink sports shirt. She also wore her game face. During a...
WSBT-TVPLYMOUTH – She came up just short of winning an Olympic medal in London, but to many, Plymouth native Morgan Uceny is still a hero. She returned to her hometown Saturday, making a special appearance at the Blueberry Festival. The community is...
Tags: Morgan Uceny, Awards and Prizes
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Michelle Kwan has been elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame. The most decorated figure skater in American history, Kwan won 43 championships, including five world titles and nine U.S. crowns, with eight...
Tags: Michelle Kwan, Ice Skating
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSara Sauer was a fit athlete who played golf and softball at LaVille Junior-Senior High School in Lakeville, but when she graduated in 2004 and got an office job, she ballooned to up to more than 200 pounds. The weight piled on, she said, because of...
PLYMOUTH - Morgan Uceny never thought she'd be Plymouth's claim to fame. But she's finally starting to get used to it. "Anything that puts our little town on the map, I'm OK with," she said. Even if Plymouth is still a relative unknown, Uceny no longer...
Tags: Plymouth, National Football League
LONDON (AP) — Organizers say the technology in place for next year's London Olympics can withstand the danger of cyber attacks. The Technology Operations center opened Monday. This is the hub that will deliver the results from all the Olympic and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Soccer star Hope Solo has been kicked off of "Dancing With the Stars." Solo was eliminated from the ABC ballroom competition Tuesday after finishing in last place during the semifinal performance round. Dancing for the mirror...
WSBT-TV ReporterIt would be a dream come true for any amateur fisherman to compete in an international competition. Two local men are headed to Italy this fall to do just that. Longtime fishermen Tony Forte, of Bristol, and Mike Lightner, of Elkhart, will represent the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sarah Hershberger considers herself a casual football fan with a growing interest — in one particular game. Like everyone else in Indianapolis, she's hoping that NFL team owners and the players' union are able to strike a...
AFTON, Wyo. (AP) — A former Olympic wrestler is serving a 1.5-pound hamburger at his Wyoming restaurant while competing on TV to be "The Biggest Loser." The mighty Rulon Burger at Rulon Gardner's Burger Barn restaurant in Afton is so big, it's...
CHICAGO (AP) — Was your kid born to be an elite athlete? Marketers of genetic tests claim the answer is in mail-order kits costing less than $200. Some customers say the test results help them steer their children to appropriate sports. But...
What Kayla Miracle has done on the mat this season is nothing short of amazing. And she's heard the cleverly-worded praise. "It's a miracle, she's a miracle," Miracle recalled. The freshman at Culver Academies is 38-1 this season, with 20 pins, and...
Tags: Wrestling, High School Sports
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