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Young NFC softball goes game-by-game for playoffs

Life after Lindsey Bert has naturally been a challenge for the North Florida Christian softball team.

You don’t just graduate a multiple-time All-Big Bend Player of the Year with the electric stuff the current Furman freshman pitcher had and not skip a beat. 675 more words

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Retired Jordyn Wieber: From Olympic gold to a new routine

Jordyn Wieber, retired at 19.

The words look and sound every bit as odd to the Olympic gold medalist as the reality she’s now experiencing. It’s been a little more than a month since the member of “The Fierce Five” announced her farewell to the elite world of competitive gymnastics, and the 2013 DeWitt High School graduate continues to adapt to life away from the mats and bars. 2,105 more words

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Dani Jones breaks girls 3,200 meters state record at Arcadia

Phoenix Desert Vista senior Dani Jones just needed someone to push her to bring down another record.

She got that Saturday in the 3,200-meter race at the Arcadia (Calif.) Invitational and smashed the Arizona prep girls record in 10 minutes, 9.58 seconds, winning the race. 731 more words

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Prep Column: Leon’s Curtis leaves lasting legacy

As he sat on a red wooden bench in the tile dungeon of Leon High’s gym and addressed the current members of the Lions’ basketball team, stories began trickling out of former Leon star Tommy Curtis’ mouth. 796 more words

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Flowing Wells RB Dionte Flores drawing a comparison to former UA star Ka'Deem Carey

Tucson Flowing Wells football coach Mark Brunenkant won’t go as far as putting his junior running back in the same category as arguably the greatest running back in Tucson preps history. 482 more words

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UCLA's Operation Mend Provides Disfigured Veteran With Life-Changing Surgery

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A retired Navy officer badly burned while stationed abroad had limited use of his left hand and third-degree steam burns on 31 percent of his body. 287 more words

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Nike Hoop Summit Preview: USA Team

The Nike Hoop Summit, which features the top high school basketball players in the country, returns to Portland for the eight consecutive year on Saturday for a noon tip at Moda Center. 843 more words

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