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  • Commentary: With runner's diary, marathoner takes road less traveled

    Jake's coaching helped our friend, Jill, clock a personal best at the OC Half Marathon. I hope to benefit from Jake's know-how and flash a smile as big as Jill's when I complete the L.A. Marathon later this year. Yet when I read Jake's email directing...
  • Glendale Community College's Grace Zamudio captures state title in 10,000

    In beginning her quest Friday to win a triple crown at the California Community College Track and Field Championships, Grace Zamudio didn’t change her racing strategy. With a light breeze blowing, the Glendale Community College women’s...
  • Grace Zamudio leaves Glendale Community College a triple-crown winner

    A year ago Grace Graham-Zamudio settled for runner-up, third- and fourth-place finishes at the state championships. The Glendale Community College women’s track and field star wouldn’t settle for anything less that first in 2013. It...
  • Indianapolis 500 preview: Will there be another four-time winner?

    INDIANAPOLIS -- As 200,000 spectators poured into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday morning, the question was whether they'll see history at this year's Indianapolis 500. Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti are trying to become four-time...
  • They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500

    They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500
    The explosions prevented Kimberly Grauer from crossing the finish line at this year's Boston Marathon, a race she dedicated to her father who died two weeks before the April competition. On Sunday, she got her chance to end the race, but at a...
  • Gallagher, Nirich win VSGA Senior Four-ball Championship | Community news

    Though playing together for the first time, Jim Gallagher of Yorktown and Jim Nirich of Catlett looked like a dream team in the opening round of the VSGA Senior Four-ball Championship last Wednesday. But would that change the next day when they were...
  • Run will raise cash, burn calories

    Run will raise cash, burn calories
    Anyone worried about consuming too many calories at this weekend's Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club Fish Fry won't have to go far to work them off. Runners and walkers can join the sixth annual Costa Mesa Community Run, which takes place Sunday along...
  • 66 years of the 'best fish anywhere'

    66 years of the 'best fish anywhere'
    Only three people can list the ingredients of the Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club's secret fish batter recipe. President Mike Scheafer is one of them, and he claims that the directions will probably accompany him to his grave. The 59-year-old Costa...
  • Commentary: Marathon preparation requires mental toughness

    On May 11 I received a compliment that, until now, I've kept secret. Reminds me of a wrapped present handed to me at a 1948 kindergarten gift exchange. All around me, 5-year-olds ripped into their bounty. I took mine home, wrapped. At 69 1/2, I still...
  • St. Thomas, Heritage finish first in state in FHSAA All-Sports standings

    St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage finished first in the state in their respective classifications in the final 2012-13 FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports overall points standings for boys and girls sports combined. St. Thomas racked up 1,...
  • Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon

     Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon
    WILLIAMSBURG — Runners from the Hampton Roads area dominated the Run for the Dream Half Marathon on Saturday, taking the top spot in the women's race and the top two for the men. Smithfield's Victor Flemming, 34, and John Piggott, 48, of...