Saint Louis,

Two Victoria gymnasts win national title

ST. LOUIS, Missouri — The U.S. Championships for gymnastics in St. Louis Missouri started this weekend and the Victoria Full Force gym has seven athletes competing. Two girls are coming back with the national title. Gymnasts Kennedy Koenig and Kylie Ortiz competed in the level nine, aged 13 and over, synchro competition and are your 2021 national champions. Ortiz came into the event already a national champion and being paired with Koenig makes her a two time champion. currently returning national champion Jaden McCarter is sitting at 3rd place in the trampoline event heading into the finals. Ortiz is sitting in 5th in trampoline, as well. Victoria Full Force coach Chad Ganaway has been in this business for a long time and this championship will mark the 21st consecutive year he has coached a national champion. Talk about being dominant in a competitive sport like gymnastics.
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Alton, ILTelegraph

AHS wrestling pioneer: Hughes is school's first girl state champ

SPRINGFIELD — Alton High School has its first girls state wrestling champion. AHS senior Khaila Hughes captured the 160-pound division state championship on Monday at the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association Girls State Tournament at the BOC Center in Springfield. “Khaila did an great job,” Alton wrestling coach Eric...
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Steve Chao

Get vaccinated in the stadium and two free Cardinals tickets

ST. LOUIS, MO — Are you a Cardinals fan and have not received the vaccines?. Then this is a perfect time for you to get one. The City of St. Louis and St. Louis Cardinals are collaborating once again to host a COVID-19 vaccination site inside Busch Stadium only for two days, starting on June 21 and June 22 from 9 AM to 4 PM.
Saint Louis,

How to watch the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials

The U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials kick off Thursday in St. Louis and NBC has your viewing needs covered from the first routine through the naming of the men's and women's Olympic teams. In addition to comprehensive LIVE television coverage (details below), and the NBC Sports app will offer simul-streams...
Illinois StateTelegraph

East Alton's Piar makes Final Four at Illinois Women's Amateur

Grace Curran is a former Illinois high school state champion and a current No. 1 player for her Division I college women’s golf team. Marquette Catholic’s Gracie Piar hopes both of those titles could come in her future. Curran, a junior at Minnesota, added another Illinois championship only after fending...
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Godfrey Swim Legend Maddie Monroe Takes Over Reigns Of Summers Port Swim Club Sharks

EDWARDSVILLE - Godfrey swimming legend Maddie Monroe has taken over as head coach of the Summers Port Swim Club Sharks from longtime head coach Nancy Miller and looks to continue the tradition of the club's excellence. Summers Port is where Monroe's long swim career began many years ago when she was a young girl. Miller retired as the Sharks' coach over the past year. The Sharks posted impressive performances overall in the SWISA Relays Meet on Monday night at Sunset Hills Country Club. "Yeah, Continue Reading
Columbia, MOKOMU

Local gymnastics coach to judge Olympic Trials this weekend

COLUMBIA - Authority Gymnastics co-owner Shari Mann will judge the Women's Artistic Gymnastics Olympic Trials on Friday and Saturday in St. Louis. Mann was one of twelve judges in the country selected to judge. This is her second time judging the Olympic Trials. "It's a big weekend for all of...
Glen Carbon, ILTelegraph

Erwin: 'We don't get (second) without (the seniors).'

GLEN CARBON – As Chris Erwin looked at the Class 1A second-place trophy sitting on a table in the middle of the gymnasium during Father McGivney’s celebration on Friday, he made one thing clear. “We don’t get that,” Erwin said, pointing to the trophy, “without you guys.”. Erwin was referring...
Saint Louis, MOTelegraph

St. Louis hosting national esports tournament

ST. LOUIS — The inaugural Gateway Legends Collegiate Invitational is planned July 2-4 by the Fair St. Louis Foundation at Ballpark Village in St. Louis. The event will feature the top collegiate teams in the country competing in League of Legends at the first in-person, collegiate esports tournament of 2021.