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2022-23 Winter High School Sports Preview: Ridgeline gymnastics caters to athletes of all skill levels in 'family' atmosphere

The Greater Spokane League is the only league in Eastern Washington to offer gymnastics as a varsity sport, allowing more athletes the opportunity to participate in a team atmosphere. At second-year Ridgeline High School, first-year coach Leah Grisafi emphasizes participation for gymnasts of all levels while trying to help athletes...
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MM 12.8: Four Maryland men’s soccer players named to all-region team

The United Soccer Coaches, which ranked Maryland men’s soccer at No. 6 in its final poll, also named four members of the squad to the All-North Region team. Redshirt senior Nick Richardson, redshirt sophomore Joshua Bolma, and seniors Malcolm Johnston and Chris Rindov were all awarded the honor, it was announced Tuesday.
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Wednesday’s Child - Daylon and Aribella

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The holidays are a time to spend with family, so why not add to yours?. Lori Hutchinson introduces us to our Wednesday’s Children: a pair of siblings who need a loving, forever family. Daylon is 14, while Aribella is 8. This brother sister pair has...
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Athlete of the Week: Mark Lavrenov leads young Thunder basketball squad to NorCal Tip-Off Tournament final

The Rocklin High boys’ basketball team might be young but that doesn’t mean the members lack experience. Sophomore Mark Lavrenov was a starter on the team last year as a freshman and he is now leading the Thunder as he averaged 16 points per game in the NorCal Tip-Off Tournament last weekend. Lavrenov helped the Thunder defeat Natomas, Berkeley and Del Oro high schools and scored 19 points with 12 rebounds and four blocks in Rocklin High’s 74-65 loss against Clovis West on Saturday.

Conqu'ring Heroes: Plocki's Team Culture Prepares U-M for Competitive 2023 Season

Gymnastics often is viewed as an individual sport within a team setting, but University of Michigan women's gymnastics head coach Bev Plocki and her squad have adopted a culture that is all about the team. In this week's Conqu'ring Heroes podcast Plocki explained how they make gymnastics a team sport as well as preparing both physically and mentally for the season ahead.
San Diego Business Journal

San Diego Gymnastics Opening New Site in Mission Valley

Gymnastics is one of the world’s oldest sports and remains popular today. And growing interest in the sport has created a burgeoning business in gyms for young athletes to practice tumbling, learn the art of proper balance and get fit – including in San Diego, where San Diego Gymnastics, the county’s largest gymnastics school and camp program is preparing to open its fifth location since 2008.

SoLa Gymnastics - For 6 Months of Age and Older!

Conveniently located right next to St. Julien Park, SoLa is the only full-size gymnastics gym in Broussard with all Olympic Events. Classes for boys and girls start at age 6 months (yes, 6 months)!. "SoChill" Adult and Tot Gymnastics Yoga is for children ages 6 months to 3 years with...

Could Gymnastics Return to Blue Valley?

In 1997, Blue Valley Schools won the 6A Kansas State Gymnastics Championships with a team of combined athletes from the five high school. Could that happen again? The Kansas State High School Activities Association continues to certify gymnastics as a sport, but Blue Valley no longer supports it. Several school...

Tennent's Mortimer & Pennsbury's McGurrin Named Univest Featured Athletes

Thanks to our continued partnership with Univest Financial, will once again recognize a male and female featured athlete each week. The recognition is given to seniors of high character who are students in good standing that have made significant contributions to their teams or who have overcome adversity. Selections are based on nominations received from coaches, athletic directors and administrators.
Lakefield Standard

Benda leads Huskies in season-opening win

The Jackson County Central gymnastics team opened the season with a dominant win over St. James Area last Thursday. Senior Payten Benda was a big reason why. Benda was the all-around champion af...


The 2nd Round of the FCS Division 1 Football playoffs are at the halfway point, with the quarterfinal round approaching this Friday and Saturday. The quarterfinal round takes place Friday and Saturday, as North Dakota State hosts Samford at 6pm on Friday, and South Dakota State hosts Holy Cross on Saturday at 11am.

Topper Boys Basketball Drops Home Opener To St. Pius

Osiah Fresquez takes a shot over defender Jason Montoya in the first quarter, he had 24 points including 6 -3’s to be the high point player of the game. Photo by John McHale/ Niko Garcia nudges Ethan Valencia out of the way as he drives the basket, he scored...

Arrow gymnasts maintain focus, take down Tigers 124.65-115.55

The Arrows had issues Thursday night in Pipestone. A judge was ill, a top gymnast suffered an injury and several parents/spectators had to come down from the bleachers to adjust the expansive tumbling for the floor exercise. And that was before the Pipestone Area’s season-opening dual meet with visiting Marshall...

Guest Columnist: “You will soon find that your entire soul will be overflowing with a love that you have never felt before”

Six months ago, I first wrote about my granddaughter, Olivia. Since then, a lot has changed. We don’t live in the same state, but I’ve seen her twice since I published my first blog. She continued to remain fragmented and tentative throughout the summer. In June, her family came to recharge in Florida and the warm sunshine, and her heart and mind seemed different. She told me that her father enrolled her in gymnastics after school and that it “gave her space” from her brothers. This is when the laughter began.

Teen sports injuries drop

There is encouraging news on the teen sports injury front. Sports-related injuries are down 47 percent in the past 10 years, according to a survey by There were 1.1 million sports-related injuries treated in emergency departments in 2021, down from more than 2.1 million in 2012. A surprising finding...