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  • 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....
  • Class acts amid the meltdowns in the Olympics

    Sasha Cohen, Kimmie Meissner and Emily Hughes aside, it's easy to think of these Winter Olympics as another depressing reality show, only without a lot of bad singing or Donald Trump and his lacquered hair reducing some poor apprentice to tears. Look...
  • Off ice, Meissner doesn't skate around questions

    The contrast could not have been more stark. In a practice with top-secret Pentagon overtones, Sasha Cohen worked out behind locked doors yesterday and then slipped out a side door without talking to reporters. Kimmie Meissner followed with a loose...
  • Meissner, Games win ratings gold in Baltimore

    Call it the Kimmie Factor, because no one has a better explanation for what happened Tuesday in the ratings battle between NBC's Winter Olympics and Fox's American Idol except the presence of 16-year-old skater Kimmie Meissner of Bel Air. While Idol...
  • Worlds win gives Meissner jump on earning potential

    The title "world champion" implies that one can't do a whole lot better. In the high-stakes arena of sporting fame and product endorsement, however, Olympic gold is the ultimate prize for a figure skater. Thus, Bel Air's Kimmie Meissner has work to do...
  • Two young friends, forever dreaming

    Back then, it was just two girls sitting on a bed, each with a dream beating deep inside. There was Kimmie Meissner, just 14 years old at the time, brown hair past her shoulders. Her dream was to figure skate in the Olympics. And there was Kati Fisher,...
  • Skater's routine is about to change

    Kimmie Meissner concluded her first season skating among the sport's elite in spectacular fashion, and she'll now turn her attention to the next big event on her calendar: the school prom. "Well, I'm going with a friend who is a guy," she said, "but [he'...
  • Back to normal, but not for long

    Competing in the Olympics may have been the easy part for Kimmie Meissner. Upon returning to Bel Air this week, the 16-year-old will jump right back into her rigorous routine of three classes a day at Fallston High School and then hours of practice at...