Mile News Tagged Plymouth

Olympian, Morgan Uceny, Meets Fans in Plymouth

September 01, 2012

By Amanda Tetlak, Fox 28 News


A hometown hero is back in the country after an exciting trip to the Olympics.

Plymouth's very own Morgan Uceny spoke to a crowd Saturday and signed autographs at the Blueberry Festival in Plymouth.

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Plymouth Olympian Morgan Uceny to Greet Hometown Fans Saturday

August 29, 2012


Fans and friends of Olympic track star Morgan Uceny have an opportunity to meet and greet the Plymouth native this Saturday during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival.

Uceny, two-time national champion in the women's 1500 meter run, will sitdown for a conversation with fans and...

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Uceny Ponders Future After Heartbreaking Olympics

August 19, 2012

By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune

Morgan Uceny doesn't really know what happened. All she knows is that one moment she was racing, the next moment she was lying on the track.

And now, she has a lot of decisions to make about her future.

It's been just over a week since the pride of...

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Plymouth Community Reacts to Morgan Uceny’s Olympic Run

August 10, 2012

By Melanie Yuill, Fox 28

Plymouth's own Morgan Uceny was running for the Gold in London Friday.

And the crowd at Plymouth High School was just brimming with excitement to watch the race and cheer her on. But the cheers suddenly fell silent when Uceny fell, tripped from behind in her last lap.... Read More comments

Plymouth street dedicated to Olympian Morgan Uceny

August 03, 2012

By WNDU-Channel 16

Olympic fever is in full swing in Plymouth as Mayor Mark Senter honored one of the city's own on Friday.

Senter unveiled a new street sign dedicated to Olympic 1500 meter star Morgan Uceny.

The street, now called Morgan Uceny Run, is usually known as Randolph street...

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Plymouth parents explain how basketball & 4-H helped their daughter become an Olympic track star

August 02, 2012

By Angelo Di Carlo, WNDU Channel 16

As you drive passed the corn fields - in between the farms - stands one home you can't miss.

It's not because of the American flag that waves in the wind. Maybe it's the Olympic rings on the garage or the Team USA banner in the front window.

This ranch is...

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Plymouth 2 London ... Uceny sets sights on gold

July 27, 2012

By Rick Schutt, WSBT-TV

She is the pride of Plymouth. In just a few days Morgan Uceny will be in the world spotlight running for gold in the 2012 London Olympics. It's a dream come true for Morgan and her family.

"It's been a long journey. I don't know if she ever really could grasp that that...

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Plymouth catching Olympic fever as Uceny prepares for games

July 24, 2012

By Rick Schutt, South Bend Tribune

Morgan Uceny has her hometown of Plymouth buzzing right now as she gets ready to run for the gold. Let's just say they have Olympic fever, or better yet Morgan Uceny fever. The town and her family are ready for Mo to show her talent to the world.

"I still...

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Road to the Olympics: Morgan Uceny poised to medal after years of struggling

July 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH, Ind. -- If there were no Hoosier resembling Morgan Uceny in reality, there would be in the imagination.

Raised amid cornfields. Cared for farm animals. Loves basketball. Works hard. Exudes humility.

It is the latter element of Uceny's personality that has restrained her. How can you...

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