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2016 Olympic Games (INACTIVE)

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  • Day proud to represent

    Day proud to represent
    It was easy to hear the loud cheers for Sharon Day at Costa Mesa City Hall Tuesday night. Neighbors and friends cheered for the Olympian who starred at the high school just a few blocks away. The cheers and support could easily be described as...
  • Clairwin Dameus: Girls track athlete of the year

    Clairwin Dameus: Girls track athlete of the year
    Clairwin Dameus Santaluces senior Events/time: 100 hurdles (14.45); 300 hurdles (43.46); long jump (19-6) Season highlights: Won district 300 hurdles and long jump, second in 100 hurdles; regionals: second 100/300 hurdles; first in long jump; Class...
  • Budding boxer Kelleher gives Allentown kids a boost

    Budding boxer Kelleher gives Allentown kids a boost
    Jimmy Kelleher lives in Coopersburg, goes to school at Palisades High School in Bucks County, but spends most of his time on Ridge Avenue in Allentown. The 17-year-old Kelleher, who will be a senior at Palisades in the fall, is a promising young...
  • New Town guard Jannah Tucker commits to Tennessee

    New Town guard Jannah Tucker commits to Tennessee
    When Jannah Tucker visited the University of Tennessee in February, she began to see herself as a Lady Vol. This past weekend, the New Town rising senior knew for sure. Tucker, a member of the U.S. Under-18 national team, orally committed to the Lady...
  • Q&A: Mikulak has sights set on Olympics

    Q&A: Mikulak has sights set on Olympics
    A year ago, Sam Mikulak was dealt a major setback in his quest to reach the London Olympics as a gymnast. He always had dreams of reaching the Olympics while growing up in Newport Beach and training at SCATS Gymnastics in Huntington Beach. But that...
  • Multi-faceted Day finds success in heptathlon

    Multi-faceted Day finds success in heptathlon
    Back in high school when Sharon Day was building herself as the greatest athlete to come out of Costa Mesa High, she competed in volleyball, soccer and track and field. In the spring, she excelled in track and field. At most meets, she racked up...
  • Barrington equestrian named Olympic alternate

    Barrington equestrian named Olympic alternate
    Despite strong performances in her last two full major events, equestrian Allison Springer of Barrington Hills wound up only as a disappointed alternate to the five-member U.S. eventing team at the London Olympics. The team was named after the Barbary...
  • Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette

    Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette
    One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston. In his second week as executive...
  • Winning a habit for Pavlik

    Winning a habit for Pavlik
    As with any young professional, updating one's resume is important to Whitney Pavlik. But for the former UC Irvine women's volleyball standout who is now excelling in professional beach volleyball, recurring success had rendered such editing something...
  • Olympics: Final golden moment

    Olympics: Final golden moment
    Like most Americans, Dan Glenn had a rooting interest on both sides of the net Wednesday. The Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball coach entering his 27th season said watching the live afternoon feed of the women's beach volleyball gold-medal match...
  • Rio de Janeiro looks ahead to 2016

    Rio de Janeiro looks ahead to 2016
    They used words like passion and embrace and emphasized the tagline "a city leaps forward." But Leonardo Gryner perhaps put it best when the CEO of Rio de Janeiro's organizing committee offered a hint of what to expect at the 2016 Olympics in the...