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  • La Caņada High School grad goes for the gold

    La Cañada High School grad goes for the gold
    More than a decade after Kate Hansen first began her days practicing the luge, she finds herself upon the doorstep of realizing her Olympics dream. In her second attempt at making the U.S. Olympics women’s luge team, the La Caņada High graduate...
  • La Caņada's Kate Hansen slides into 10th at first day of Olympic competition

    La Cañada's Kate Hansen slides into 10th at first day of Olympic competition
    If there was a statement to be made by La Caņada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen on the inaugural day of her first-ever Olympic competition, perhaps it’s that the 21-year-old was at the XXII Winter Games to both compete and have a good time....
  • Summer Britcher in 15th place after two runs in Olympic women's singles luge

    Summer Britcher in 15th place after two runs in Olympic women's singles luge
    SOCHI, Russia – Meeting the international press here for the first time here last week, Summer Britcher frowned when a journalist referred to her as a surprise member of the U.S. luge team. After all, the reporter asked, who would have expected...
  • Olympic committee ends India's suspension amid Winter Games

    Olympic committee ends India's suspension amid Winter Games
    MUMBAI, India -- Ending an embarrassing chapter in the annals of sport in this country, the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday lifted a ban on India after corruption-tainted athletic officials were removed from their posts. It was the first time...
  • Summer Britcher finishes 15th in women's singles luge at Olympics

    Summer Britcher finishes 15th in women's singles luge at Olympics
    Summer Britcher, the Baltimore-born teenager, finished in 15th place in the women's singles luge event as her American teammate made history. Britcher, 19, ended with a time of 3 minutes, 24.143 seconds after her four runs, which was 4.38 seconds behind...
  • Summer Britcher finishes 15th in Olympic women's luge singles

    SOCHI, Russia – U.S. luger Summer Britcher competes in an individual sport, but these Games have been all about the team for the Baltimore-born teen and her fellow American sliders. Britcher – who finished 15th in the women's event, which...
  • Sochi Olympics: Germany wins gold in men's doubles luge

    SOCHI, Russia — Germany won its third straight gold medal in luge at the Sochi Games on Wednesday night as Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt captured the doubles competition. Known as “The two Tobis,” Wendl and Arlt completed their two...
  • La Caņada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics

    La Cañada's Kate Hansen accomplishes goal of taking 10th at Olympics
    A dream realized and a goal accomplished, La Caņada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen certainly made the most of her first-ever trip to the Winter Olympics. PHOTOS: Fans cheer on local Olympian Kate Hansen at Los Gringos Locos The 21-year-old, who...
  • The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years

    The Valley Line: Master Chorale glitters after 50 years
    Yay! The Winter Olympic Games are now open in Sochi, Russia. I admit that I'm addicted to the games — be they summer or winter editions. However, my favorites are the winter games, so I'm keeping a close watch on the events as well as the athletes,...
  • La Caņada fans cheer on Hansen from home

    La Cañada fans cheer on Hansen from home
    La Caņada luger Kate Hansen concluded her first-ever Olympics appearance on Tuesday in Russia, dancing her way off the track at the Sanki Olympic Sliding Center in Polyana, Russia, having accomplished her dream of competing during the Winter Games. ...
  • The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success

    The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success
    Our town's Olympian, luger Kate Hansen, became a media darling of the games. Everyone is talking about her dance moves that she used to warm up for her luge slide down the track. Beyonce is her music idol and last Thursday morning the America Online...