June 26, 2012
Would be the first Cornell female track athlete in Olympics
By Ed Boulat, The Ithaca Journal
ITHACA, N.Y. - From the plains of Indiana to the hills of Ithaca, to the biggest stages in world athletics.
Morgan Uceny's life journey has been quite an incredible one. At a quick glance, it's a...
June 22, 2012
Plymouth product just wants to make Olympic team.
By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune
EUGENE, Ore. - Say this for Morgan Uceny: She knows her priorities.
As much as she would like to win the women's 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials, first place is not really all that important.
June 21, 2012
Simpson discusses the pressures surrounding her world champion status and the challenges of peaking for both the Trials and Olympics
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
After finishing second at the Prefontaine Classic 1500m on June 1, world 1500m champion Jenny Simpson and her husband Jason...
June 21, 2012
She took second in 4:05.42 at a small meet in San Diego
By Mario Fraioli, Competitor.com
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Next Thursday night at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, 30 women will compete in front of thousands of rabid fans in the qualifying rounds of the 1,500 meters at the U.S....
June 20, 2012
Olympics are on the line but there could be extra for Lananna’s runners
By Curtis Anderson, The Register Guard
Two months ago, at a “TrackTown Tuesday” function in Springfield, Oregon coach Vin Lananna was fielding questions about the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials which begin their...
June 14, 2012
Russell Brown takes aim at the Olympic Trials 1,500
By Ron Bellamy, The Register-Guard
EUGENE, Ore. - A couple of years ago, Russell Brown put on a running clinic for the kids at Jasper Mountain, a school and treatment center for emotionally disturbed children south of Springfield.
July 10, 2000
"It is difficult for me to understand some of the things Gabe does... What a terrible thing it would be for anyone to temper those dreams."
By John Walters, Sports Illustrated
Even his birth was extraordinary. Gabe Jennings was born inside a teacherage–a house connected to a school–in a...
September 14, 1964
This week in Los Angeles, 135 athletes will be competing for 60 positions on the U.S. Olympic track & field team. Some of them—such as Dyrol Burleson, Bob Schul and Henry Carr—have already clinched a spot on the team, provided they are still in good shape, by virtue of their victories in the...
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