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  • Meissner clinches world skating title

    Her smile stretched from one end of the rink to the other, and hundreds of young girls excitedly shrieked her name: "Kimmie! Kimmie!" The screams bounced off the rafters. Bel Air's ice princess, 16-year-old figure skater Kimmie Meissner, took her place...
  • Bel Air throws parade for skater

    Bel Air throws parade for skater
    She was ushered through the heart of her hometown as adoring fans snapped her picture and screamed her name, and she later listened as a bevy of elected officials sang her praises and handed her enough proclamations, gift baskets and bouquets to fill a...
  • Nice on ice

    She's not supposed to be here. Kimmie Meissner's Olympic plan called for a showdown with the world's best figure skaters at the 2010 Winter Games. Tear up the blueprint. She's ready now. Like an escalator on full power, Meissner rose through the...
  • Meissner rings up useful experience

    As Sasha Cohen stood on a podium and felt 20 ounces of silver pulling at her neck, David Raith was talking about the future. Raith is the executive director of U.S. Figure Skating. You bet he's excited about Cohen's finish, but his hope comes from...
  • Just say Meissner has arrived

    Kimmie Meissner got gold-medal questions yesterday at a downtown news conference. Speed skater Chad Hedrick, who won the 5,000-meter race last Saturday, asks about her availability to skate doubles with him. Fellow long-track skater Derek Parra, who...
  • Meissner holds title in classy costuming

    So she flubbed her first triple flip, and her triple Lutz - according to NBC Web site commentators - suffered from "an awkward, tilted landing." But there was nothing awkward about Kimmie Meissner's outfit during yesterday's free skate, where she...
  • Meissner's agenda: fun, clean program

    Kimmie Meissner must be channeling Nancy Kerrigan. Meissner, who skates her short program tonight in her first Olympic competition, says her goal is to "have fun, skate clean and not freak out." Kerrigan, 1994 silver medalist and 1992 bronze medalist,...
  • Delaware club churns out ice champions

    How large and powerful is the skating club that helped turn Kimmie Meissner into an Olympian? Too large and powerful to organize a "Kimmie watching" party when the 16-year-old from Bel Air skates tonight and Thursday night in Turin, Italy. Balloons...
  • Harford's sporting distinction

    Harford County is known for suburban sprawl, military munitions and hand-carved ducks. Today it will earn the distinction as home to the youngest athlete competing at the Olympic Games. Again. When Bel Air resident Kimmie Meissner takes the ice today...
  • It figures: Harford goes into frenzy over skater

    For the Olympian from Bel Air, Jeff Kappus shipped a good luck bag of carrots. Kimmie Meissner, the Harford County figure skater, used to stop by Kappus' Subway shop in Churchville every afternoon and started adding carrots to her daily turkey sub...
  • Tracking Meissner

    Despite the furious clicks and reclicks on the "refresh" button of an Internet browser, it seemed to take hours for the news from Italy to flicker onto the computer screen in the office of St. Ignatius Church in Bel Air, where members of the staff were...
  • As Meissner glows, Cohen's a no-show

    Her medal hopes ahead of her, the Skating Surprise pulled her luggage behind her. She was completely inconspicuous walking down Via Ventimiglia, going from rink to apartment. Not a single person stopped her or even realized that she was worth stopping....