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Janet Evans had plenty of options when she began decorating her Southern California home. The former swimmer's five Olympic medals would have made for an excellent conversation starter, as would showcasing her 17 international titles or her trophy for...
In April 2012, Perri Brinkmeier was voted TribLocal High School Player of the Month by TribLocal readers online. During that season, Brinkmeier scored three goals to lead York Community High School in a water polo win over Hinsdale South. As part of the...
Tags: Hobbies, Swimming, Water Polo, Sports, Lifestyle and Leisure
Special to this NewspaperAt the London Olympics this past summer swimming took center stage as high school sensation Missy Franklin took home four gold medals and Michael Phelps ended his career with 18 gold medals. While the Valley may not have a Missy Franklin or a Michael...
Special to the TribuneIn less than a five-month span, Olivia Smoliga went from the "Pool of Tears" to pumping her fists amidst a standing ovation following two national record-breaking performances. In between, the Glenbrook South senior had to rebuild herself following a...
Missy Franklin is a world-record holder and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, but what she enjoyed most during her stay at the USA Swimming Arena Grand Prix Series meet at the Central Florida YMCA Aquatic Center on Saturday was the opportunity to meet...
Channel Guide MagazineThere will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
Missy Franklin, the teenage swimming sensation at the London Olympics last summer, will finish her storied high school career before a sold-out venue this weekend in Ft. Collins, Colo. Since 90% of the tickets to the Class 5A state meet are allocated to...
Missy Franklin won five medals at the London Summer Olympics, proving that she's one of the top swimmers in the world. This may be just as impressive. After a recent high school swim meet, the 17-year-old balanced a water bottle on her forehead as she...
Tags: Summer Olympics, Tim Tebow
Missy Franklin has gone from swimming for a Olympic gold medal to swimming for her high school team in Colorado. And she is loving every minute of it. Franklin swam for the Regis Jesuit High School swim team on Tuesday during a meet in Aurora, Colo.,...
Tags: High School Sports, High Schools, Swimming, Brian Kelly, Schools
When the Summer Olympics began with the staid Queen of England taking part in a James Bond skit filmed for the best opening ceremony ever, you knew the biggest event on the global sports calendar had a chance to be a celebration of both winning and...
Tags: Theater, Tianna Madison, Swimming, Mo Farah, Bianca Knight
Sports WriterLast weekend, local swimmer Brandon Crabtree took part in the AT&T Winter National Championships in Austin, Texas. The three-day event saw the likes of some of the best in the nation, including gold medal Olympians Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin, but...
Tags: Ryan Lochte
LeBron James of the Miami Heat was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year on Monday, and James said he takes it as a sign that all has been forgiven for his messy departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010. "I remember just like yesterday...
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