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  • Garrison Forest's Traci Davis among 7 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees

    Garrison Forest's Traci Davis among 7 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees
    The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame will induct seven new members, including a local high schoolcoach, Saturday at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley. Traci Davis, who currently works at Garrison Forest as an athletic director and field hockey coach, joins...
  • Wrestling: Summer training paying off for Asper

    Hereford High graduate Josh Asper has been eager to do something this summer that he wasn't able to do during the past two — work out. Asper needed thumb surgery in 2010 and last year had a knee operation. Both procedures kept him from training for...
  • Road to Gold in Finland: Getting ready for the first game against Australia

    Road to Gold in Finland: Getting ready for the first game against Australia
    Calvert Hall lacrosse standout Stephen Kelly is in Turku, Finland this month as a member of the U.S. under-19 men’s national team, which is competing in the Federation of International Lacrosse U-19 men’s world championships. The U.S. has...
  • 24 national medals won by U.S. Taekwondo Academy athletes

    24 national medals won by U.S. Taekwondo Academy athletes
    Several students of the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air won a total of 24 medals at the 2012 USA Taekwondo National Championships. This year's USA Taekwondo National Championships, commonly referred to as Nationals to those in the Taekwondo world,...
  • Ten New Members, Including The Courant's Tom Yantz, To Be Inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

                  Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and one media member will be honored as 2014 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony on Nov. 20 at the...
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...
  • From the water to the sumo ring for Liz Seward

    From the water to the sumo ring for Liz Seward
    There is really no easy way to connect the dots linking the two sports Liz Seward has chosen to pursue in her life. And the sports couldn't be more different. When Seward, 25, graduated from Burroughs High in 2006, she was a decorated water polo...
  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Norfolk State adds two transfers in men's basketball

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Norfolk State added a pair of transfers from Division I programs. Anell Alexis, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound wing, averaged 4.6 points and 3.0 rebounds in 72 games over three seasons for Marist. He will be eligible to...
  • Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?

    Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?
    There may be more than a two-foot difference in height between the Houston Rockets' Yao Ming and figure skater Michelle Kwan, but both have similar iconic stature in their country and sport. And that is why they were together at a gala dinner Friday...
  • 'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster

    'Northwest Ride Of Dreams' - Win a 2012 custom Harley Sportster
    Each year, law enforcement throughout the country raises money to send Special Olympic athletes to the World Games. This year, Washington's Most Wanted is proud to once again team-up with officers from across our state for the annual "Northwest Ride of...
  • L.A. to Host Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015

    L.A. to Host Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The city of Los Angeles has beaten out South Africa to host the Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015. The games are expected to draw over 7,000 athletes and more than half-a-million visitors to the Southland. Olympic and...
  • McClenahan brings home Special Olympics

    McClenahan brings home Special Olympics
    Wednesday afternoon's Special Olympics press conference happened exactly the way Glendale resident Patrick McClenahan envisioned. McClenahan, chairman of the Los Angeles Bid Committee, was joined by dignitaries, athletes, politicians and celebrities at a...