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Davies' Lucas earns N.D. Gatorade honor for boys track and field

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Davies' Lucas earns N.D. Gatorade honor for boys track and field

- Grand Forks Central senior Karly Ackley was named the state's Gatorade Player of the Year in girls track and field. Ackley won the Class A girls 800, 1,600 and 3,200 at the North Dakota State meet.

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Racey to win: LSU freshman receiver McMath started honing his running at early age

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Racey to win: LSU freshman receiver McMath started honing his running at early age

- Pamela McMath feared for her son’s safety. She was concerned about her 3-year-old boy becoming so exhausted from running the block that he would fall and hurt himself. Slow down, she’d say to him. He kept running full speed, from one end of the street to the other. He was in a race, in a race with “him,” he’d tell his mom

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Chapman's 1st hit leads Athletics to 7-6 win over Yankees

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Chapman's 1st hit leads Athletics to 7-6 win over Yankees

- OAKLAND, Calif. — The disappointment of having his first career hit taken away by instant replay lasted only a few innings for Matt Chapman. He ended up delivering a much more memorable first hit. Chapman hit a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth inning after having an earlier hit overturned and the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 7-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night

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Clearing out the Seahawks mini-camp notebook: Running backs who impressed, the backup QB battle and more

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Clearing out the Seahawks mini-camp notebook: Running backs who impressed, the backup QB battle and more

- Here are three more notes from Thursday’s Seahawks minicamp: An injury that could shake up the receiver competition. Second-year receivere Tanner McEvoy, who was maybe the biggest surprise out of training camp last season to make the Seahawks’ 53-man roster, has been sidelined the past few weeks with what coach Pete Carroll revealed on Thursday is a toe injury that recently required surgery

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Duluth marathon runner to wear body armor to raise awareness of veteran suicide

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Duluth marathon runner to wear body armor to raise awareness of veteran suicide

- Birr, a combat medic with Duluth-based U.S. Army Reserve 477th Medical Company, will be running the marathon for the nonprofit Operation: 23 to Zero to raise awareness about suicide among veterans and active-duty service members, and to make it known that help is available. The number 23 comes from a 2012 Department of Veteran Affairs study estimating that 22 veterans and one service member die by suicide every day, explained Birr, who runs the nonprofit's Minnesota North chapter

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Winningest player in ISU history named school's male athlete of the year

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Winningest player in ISU history named school's male athlete of the year

- AMES, Iowa — The winningest player in Iowa State University’s history received due recognition Thursday. Iowa State men’s basketball player Monté Morris was just honored by the ISU Athletics Department as its 2016-17 male athlete of the year. Morris, a Flint, Michigan native, cemented his status as one of the steadiest performers in school history with a senior season that was highlighted by earning Basketball Times and CBSSports

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Meet the fifth grader who's gotten an offer to play football for UH

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Meet the fifth grader who's gotten an offer to play football for UH

- HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 11-year-old athlete from Kapolei is making national headlines after receiving an offer to play football for the University of Hawaii. On the surface, Titan Lacaden appears to be a like any other soon-to-be sixth grade boy. He loves video games, does homework and has household chores. But when he's on the football field, his father Frank Lacaden says he's got some serious talent that caught the eye of UH football Head Coach Nick Rolovich

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Vote for the Missoulian's male Prep Athlete of the Year

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Vote for the Missoulian's male Prep Athlete of the Year

- For the first time ever, the Missoulian is compiling a Top 10 list from its Prep Athlete of the Week series and letting the readers decide who had the best all-around year on the field, court, pitch or sometimes all three. Last week readers selected Ronan's Lee Camel as the choice for the girls' award. This week, 10 boys are up for their shot at the Prep Athlete of the Year title

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Penn State athletics put its bling and those who won it on display at Pa. Capitol

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Penn State athletics put its bling and those who won it on display at Pa. Capitol

- A troop of athletes and coaches gathered on the state Capitol Rotunda steps on Monday behind a table holding their bling from the various championships they had a hand in winning this past year to showcase Penn State athletics. The university's athletic director Sandy Barbour called the one team national championship, six individual national championships. and nine conference championships those trophies represented only part of the story about the "comprehensive excellence" attained by Penn State's athletic program

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Balanced rushing carries Bandits to CIF Northern Division finals

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Balanced rushing carries Bandits to CIF Northern Division finals

- SIOUX CITY | Dominique Carson was the first Sioux City Bandits running back to appear in Saturday night’s first-round CIF Playoff game at the Tyson Events Center. Former Wayne State athlete Frederick Bruno saw backfield action on the Bandits’ next possession. Then the Bismarck Bucks saw some doses of running back Jeffrey Mack during a late first-quarter series. Maurice Young ran a nifty reverse for a four-yard touchdown early in the second quarter

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‘Thank You, Jamaica:’ Usain Bolt wins final race in native country as he gears up to retire

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‘Thank You, Jamaica:’ Usain Bolt wins final race in native country as he gears up to retire

- The fastest man alive is going out with a bang. Usain Bolt ran his final race in his native Jamaica on Saturday, winning the 100 meters at JN Racers Grand Prix at Kingston’s National Stadium, the BBC reports. The crowd at the sold-out stadium erupted in cheers as fireworks lit up the sky following Bolt’s win, according to ESPN. He beat out his competitors with a time of 10:03, the sports site reports

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Athletes come out in hundreds to compete in Tri Louisville triathlon

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Athletes come out in hundreds to compete in Tri Louisville triathlon

- This was the second time the race was held downtown. Runners, bikers, and swimmers alike could choose from a couple different courses whether it was their first triathlon or they're preparing for the Ironman. "A lot of people use it as a tune up race. We do hear from athletes as they do travel here to see a little bit of the course to see what Iron man will use so be get a blend of that , but we also get those newbies too," Race Director Matt Allgeier said

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Mallex Smith has 3 hits; Rays beat Athletics 5-4

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Mallex Smith has 3 hits; Rays beat Athletics 5-4

- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Mallex Smith is fitting in nicely with the Tampa Bay Rays. Smith had three hits and used his speed to set up the go-ahead run and the Rays took three of four from the Oakland Athletics with a 5-4 victory Sunday. Smith had a bunt single leading off the seventh and went to third after reliever Daniel Coulombe (0-1) was charged with an error for an errant throw to first that ended up in the right-field corner

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Golf - To play or not to play, athletes must balance career and family

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Golf - To play or not to play, athletes must balance career and family

- REUTERS: When Phil Mickelson announced he would choose his daughter’s high school graduation over a potential long-awaited triumph at the U.S. Open, he joined a select group of athletes who have deferred sports glory to prioritise family. Five times major champion Mickelson is still officially entered for the major championship at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, but the veteran also has other plans

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Prep Athlete of the Year: Ronan's Lee Camel controlled the court

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Prep Athlete of the Year: Ronan's Lee Camel controlled the court

- Ronan’s Lee Camel has always been familiar with netting when it comes to sports. She was used to the satisfying swish that came with each shot she hit in an illustrious high school basketball career. “She always went the extra mile for herself and for her teammates and she’s just an all-around good person and good athlete – I think that’s what makes you the prep athlete of the year,” Ronan volleyball coach Charla Lake said

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Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

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Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

- Usain Bolt recovered from a moderate start to win his final 100 meters on home soil, clocking 10.03 seconds at the 2nd Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on Saturday. Running from lane five in front of a sold-out stadium, Bolt took control of the race before the halfway mark and pulled away to the delight of more than 30,000 spectators. The 30-year-old double sprint world record holder, who has amassed eight Olympic golds and 13 world championship medals, will make his final bow at the world championships in London in August

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DIAA attendance tops 100,000 again

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DIAA attendance tops 100,000 again

- WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VIDEOS Athlete of the Week: Luke Rettig | 0:52 WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VIDEOS Sallies celebrates lax title | 0:29 WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VIDEOS Milford 17, Delmar 9 | 0:28 WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VIDEOS Athlete of the Week: Arryana Daniels | 1:17 One of the state's top soccer players, Daniels also won the Division I triple jump at the DIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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Duluth marathon runner to wear body armor to raise awareness of veteran suicide
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Lobos’ Kerr named MW Student Athlete of the Year/Bowerman Award semifinalist
Lobos’ Kerr named MW Student Athlete of the Year/Bowerman Award semifinalist ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The championship season just got a little sweeter for University of New Mexico sophomore Josh Kerr. The NCAA National Champion in Indoor and Outdoor competition was honored with the Mountain West Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Student Athlete of the Year Award Thursday. In addition to the conference honor, Kerr was also named as one of ten semifinalists for the men’s Bowerman Award   Read More ...
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U-M athletics projects $2 million surplus in 2018
U-M athletics projects $2 million surplus in 2018 The University of Michigan will offer free tuition to in-state students whose families make under $65,000 a year. Detroit Free Press. The Michigan athletic department projects a $2 million surplus for the fiscal year 2018. Announcing its budget at today’s Board of Regents meeting in Ann Arbor, the department expects $182.4 million in operating revenues and $180.4 million in expenses   Read More ...
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Detroit Free Press marathon runner of the week: Emma Brown
Detroit Free Press marathon runner of the week: Emma Brown Each week, the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon chooses a runner to spotlight. Whether you’re training for a full marathon, going out on the weekend for a long run or getting back into the swing of running, the race loves to showcase its runners. The marathon is proud to partner with the following sponsors to offer a "Run, Recover, Reward" prize pack to each winner   Read More ...
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Running on sheer will: Why giving up isn't an option
Running on sheer will: Why giving up isn't an option This article originally appeared in the Free Press on Oct. 25, 2015. On the road is where self-doubt and sheer will collide. One foot hits the ground after another in repetition, rhythmically propelling me forward as my mind spins. Mile after mile, I marvel at nature's beauty — the changing leaves, the sparkle of sunlight on the river, fireflies on long summer evenings   Read More ...
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Herd announces athletes of the year
Herd announces athletes of the year HUNTINGTON - Marshall University Student-Athletes of the Year are Jon Elmore (men's basketball), Morgan Zerkle (softball) and Jordan Dixon (softball). Elmore received the male award named for the late Ed Starling, a longtime athletic department administrator who is in the Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame. The female award is named for Dr. Dorothy Hicks, who founded Marshall women's athletics and is also a member of the Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame   Read More ...
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Winningest player in ISU history named school's male athlete of the year
Winningest player in ISU history named school's male athlete of the year AMES, Iowa — The winningest player in Iowa State University’s history received due recognition Thursday. Iowa State men’s basketball player Monté Morris was just honored by the ISU Athletics Department as its 2016-17 male athlete of the year. Morris, a Flint, Michigan native, cemented his status as one of the steadiest performers in school history with a senior season that was highlighted by earning Basketball Times and CBSSports   Read More ...
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Meet the fifth grader who's gotten an offer to play football for UH
Meet the fifth grader who's gotten an offer to play football for UH HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 11-year-old athlete from Kapolei is making national headlines after receiving an offer to play football for the University of Hawaii. On the surface, Titan Lacaden appears to be a like any other soon-to-be sixth grade boy. He loves video games, does homework and has household chores. But when he's on the football field, his father Frank Lacaden says he's got some serious talent that caught the eye of UH football Head Coach Nick Rolovich   Read More ...
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Niyo: Running Lions offense second nature to Stafford
Niyo: Running Lions offense second nature to Stafford Allen Park — Football coaches have long marveled at Matthew Stafford’s photographic memory, his instant recall, and his ability to see things before they happen on the field. But he’ll be the first to admit that fatherhood brings new challenges in that regard, particularly with those 2½-month-old girls at home. Defensive coverage disguises are one thing. Identical twins are another, it seems   Read More ...
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7 pro athletes who tried to qualify for U.S. Open
7 pro athletes who tried to qualify for U.S. Open Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email 7 pro athletes who tried to qualify for U.S. Open Starring Tony Romo, John Smoltz and other pros. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Vote for the Missoulian's male Prep Athlete of the Year
Vote for the Missoulian's male Prep Athlete of the Year For the first time ever, the Missoulian is compiling a Top 10 list from its Prep Athlete of the Week series and letting the readers decide who had the best all-around year on the field, court, pitch or sometimes all three. Last week readers selected Ronan's Lee Camel as the choice for the girls' award. This week, 10 boys are up for their shot at the Prep Athlete of the Year title   Read More ...
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Penn State athletics put its bling and those who won it on display at Pa. Capitol
Penn State athletics put its bling and those who won it on display at Pa. Capitol A troop of athletes and coaches gathered on the state Capitol Rotunda steps on Monday behind a table holding their bling from the various championships they had a hand in winning this past year to showcase Penn State athletics. The university's athletic director Sandy Barbour called the one team national championship, six individual national championships. and nine conference championships those trophies represented only part of the story about the "comprehensive excellence" attained by Penn State's athletic program   Read More ...
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Michigan names Jabrill Peppers, Brienne Minor its athletes of the year
Michigan names Jabrill Peppers, Brienne Minor its athletes of the year Peppers is the first football player to win the award since 2005 and Minor the first women's tennis player to win it since 1984 The Michigan athletic department named football star Jabrill Peppers and tennis national champion Brienne Minor its male and female athletes of the year. Peppers, who was a Heisman Trophy finalist in the 2016 season, becomes the 11th football player to win the school's award but the first since Braylon Edwards in 2005   Read More ...
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