Stories tagged: olympic trials
Sat., July 2, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
No celebration this time: Huddle runs hard across finish
EUGENE – Molly Huddle ran hard through the finish line this time. Didn’t matter. Nobody was going to catch her anyway. The long-distance runner who gave up the bronze medal …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Mead grad Baylee Mires excited for Olympic Trials
Baylee Mires is headed to the Olympic track and field trials hoping it’s a dry run for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
In a ‘one-and-done’ world, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas try again
The double standard didn’t hit Aly Raisman fully until she found herself talking to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. You know, as one does.
Sat., June 30, 2012
Self-motivated Bursch thinking of Rio
Addisynn Bursch wants to be part of a team, and there are, undoubtedly, many teams that would love to have her. “Oh, I think I can handle it,” she said …
Wed., June 27, 2012
Hansen makes Olympic team after heartbreak
OMAHA, Neb. – Brendan Hansen was done with swimming after two doses of Olympic heartache. He’s feeling a lot better now.
Sat., June 23, 2012
Rupp sets Olympic Trials record in men’s 10,000
EUGENE, Ore. – With water pounding on the track and the finish line in plain sight, 10,000-meter runner Galen Rupp waved to the crowd, smiled and stuck out his tongue. …
Fri., June 22, 2012
LC graduate Henry misses out in hammer trials
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Britney Henry, a graduate from Lewis and Clark High School, placed ninth in the women’s hammer throw during the Olympic trials on Thursday. Henry tossed the hammer …
Thu., June 14, 2012
Spokane’s Lovell wants to make waves at Trials
By land, Ben Lovell said he has limited coordination. In fact, he has some difficulties at times playing Ultimate Frisbee. Put the 2012 Lewis and Clark High graduate in the …
Wed., June 13, 2012, 7:11 p.m.
Spokane’s Lovell preps for Olympic Trials
By land, Ben Lovell said he has limited coordination. In fact, he has some difficulties at times playing Ultimate Frisbee.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
Next stop for U.S. boxing trio: China
Here’s the thing about the boxing trials that decide the U.S. Olympic team: They aren’t over even when they’re over. For Marlen Esparza, Claressa Shields and Queen Underwood, the road …
Fri., June 7, 1996
105.5 Rob Eiter Age: 28 Hometown: Clarion, Pa. College: Arizona State, 1991 Personal: Five-time national champion; bachelor’s degree in psychology; assistant coach, Clarion University; trains with Sunkist Kids in Phoenix.
Mon., April 29, 1996
Hottest Weight Class Now Sizzles
The most volatile weight class in American freestyle wrestling became even more tempestuous over the weekend, providing several subplots as Spokane prepares to hold the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in …
Tue., March 12, 1996
Foschi Bid Falls Short; Dolan Claims 3rd Title Bennett, Evans Go 1-2 In 800, Then Make Move To End Feud
Jessica Foschi believed she had only a slim chance of catching Brooke Bennett and Janet Evans in the 800-meter freestyle. Actually, she had none. Foschi never threatened Bennett, Evans or …