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Pultizer prize-winning writer Jeffrey Marx received a crash course on issues surrounding organ donation 25 years ago in a San Francisco hospital hallway.
Placing fourth overall at the recent Baxley Tree Trek, Mason "Mohawk" Smith, who hopes to one day compete in the Olympics, is an avid runner and holds the most state records in the Georgia state road records book.
However, that is not why she has become an internet celebrity whose pictures are among the most browsed pictures.
Dozens of Palestinian girls and women, most of them newcomers to the world of running, got a lesson in the basics Thursday from a track and field great - three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
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.
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.