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25 min ago | Durant Daily Democrat
When four mothers found lifetime opportunities for their intellectually challenged children limited they decided to take matters into their own hands and work toward making their future more than depending on strangers or government programs to take care of them.
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4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle
HOUCHRON CAPTION : Longtime University of Houston track and field coach Tom Tellez, left, who announced his retirement recently, gives a warm welcome to former Cougars athlete Leroy Burrell, who was introduced as Tellez's successor Wednesday.
Ginger growers in the country are urged to be mindful about the quality, consistency and volume when they prepare to export their first batch of fresh ginger to Australia.
The Fairfield adult Special Olympics team competed Saturday at the Special Olympics Spring Games Track and Field Tournament at William Penn University in Oskaloosa.
Athletes and their family members, coaches and volunteers gathered Thursday for a day of fun and competition at Jack Groce Stadium on the campus of Watauga High School for Special Olympics Watauga County Spring Games.
Don't call it a comeback -- a local effort to rekindle the moribund Empire State Games has flamed out.
American track and field great Jackie Joyner-Kersee is visiting the West Bank, encouraging women in the conservative society to be physically active.
JUST THE STATS: At the Skyland Conference Relays last Saturday at Hunterdon Central in Flemington, Joseph split a personal best 1:56.9 on the second leg of the 4x800 that finished first in a meet-record 7:51.11.
Sprinter Irene Obera has racked up so many victories for so long, it appears she might be outracing life's toughest competitor: aging.
The new deal was announced Wednesday by USATF. Max Siegel, the CEO for track's national governing body, says this is a "game-changer for the sport and what USATF will be able to offer all of our constituents."
Katia Clement-Heydra , a forward on the McGill Martlets hockey team, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.
Jack McDowall, named the top student-athlete in the first half-century of NC State athletics after earning 11 varsity letters in four sports, is among the 10 members selected for the third class of the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame.
Originally posted at 9:18 a.m. April 16, 2014. Edited to correct a university. From a Santa Margarita Catholic High School press release: Sixteen athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, April 16 as they officially signed or verbally committed with colleges across the country for their sport.
It's hard not to be a runner in a city with routes as spectacular as the seawall and Stanley Park.
John C. Stennis Space Center on Saturday hosted the Area III Special Olympics Track and Field Competitions.
Kenai's Allie Ostrander faced the toughest competition of her track career last weekend and emerged as the nation's second-fastest 3,200 runner among high school girls.