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  1. Former prep leapers take fast track to London Olympic medal stand...

    Steve Underwood

    When you saw the success of Team USA's youth movement in the 2012 London Olympic jumps last week, accounting for five of the eight medals won in those four men's and four women's events, you knew Christian Taylor, Will Claye, Erik Kynard, and Brigett...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  2. Richards-Ross, Felix complete golden quest

    Steve Underwood

    There was joy, there was triumph, and there was exuberance when Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix each captured their first individual Olympic gold medals in the 400- and 200-meters, respectively, this past week. But above all, perhaps, there ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  3. Gold medalist Alex Morgan goes old school

    ESPNHS

    Alex Morgan's assist helped the United States women's soccer team win the gold medal with a 2-1 win over Japan at the London Olympics on Thursday, but the forward gave pointers to a different team during her Olympic build-up. Morgan returned to he...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  4. Gold medalist Allyson Felix shares secrets

    ESPNHS

    Before Allyson Felix won the gold medal in the 200-meter dash at the London Olympics on Wednesday, she returned to her old high school, Los Angeles Baptist (North Hills, Calif.), and shared the secrets to her sprinting success at ESPNHS Pro Day. C...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  5. Rupp's 10K silver elicits jumps, shouts

    Doug Binder

    Anthony Armstrong watched the Olympic final of the men's 10,000 meters alone at home in Kennewick, Wash. on Saturday afternoon and by the end of the race he was bouncing up and down on the couch. Surely Armstrong, who won last fall's Washington 3A...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  6. Teens Franklin, Ledecky win swimming gold

    ESPNHS

    American Missy Franklin, 17, collected her third gold medal -- and fourth medal overall -- of the London Olympics on Friday when she set a world record in the 200 backstroke. Franklin clocked 2 minutes, 4.06 seconds, 0.75 quicker than the mark set...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. Missy Franklin takes fourth in 200 freestyle

    ESPNHS

    Missy Franklin failed to reach the podium for the first time at the London Olympics. The senior-to-be at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.), who struck gold in the women's 100-meter backstroke on Monday and won bronze in the 4x100 freestyle relay on Sa...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. Teens lead U.S. to gymnastics gold

    ESPNHS

    A group of teenagers gave the United States its first Olympic title in women's gymnastics since 1996. High school-aged stars Gabby Douglas, 16, Jordyn Wieber, 17, McKayla Maroney, 16, Aly Raisman, 18, and Kyla Ross, 15, lived up to the hype and ca...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Missy Franklin strikes gold in London

    ESPNHS

    Missy Franklin won her first gold medal at the London Olympics on Monday. Franklin, who will be a senior at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.) in the fall, won the women's 100-meter backstroke in 58.33 seconds. On Saturday, Franklin won bronze in the 4...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  10. Lee Kiefer falls in foil quarterfinals

    ESPNHS

    Lee Kiefer, a recent graduate of Dunbar (Lexington, Ky.), lost in the Olympic foil quarterfinals 15-10 to eventual silver medalist Arianna Errigo of Italy on Saturday. But the 18-year-old wasn't dwelling on her loss. "I'm definitely excited to ...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  11. Californias Olympic Gold

    Mark Tennis

    It's not been since 1996 when a California high school student received a gold medal at the Summer Olympics. This year, a gymnast could join the list. One of those last ones also is back at the Olympics this year. There are four girls who attend C...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  12. American teens set to take London stage

    Susie Arth

    There will be no easing into the Games for Lee Kiefer. Ditto for her fellow high school-aged Olympians Missy Franklin and Lia Neal. Kiefer, a recent graduate of Dunbar (Lexington, Ky.), will be going for a medal in individual foil on Saturday, the...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  13. Busy bridge to London for Ariel Hsing

    ESPNHS

    Between playing a friendly game with "Uncle" Warren Buffett and "Uncle" Bill Gates, taking a pre-calculus class and winning more table tennis titles, senior-to-be Ariel Hsing has hardly had time to pack her instant noodles, chips, cookies and chocola...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  14. London Olympics: Let's hear it for the girls

    ESPNHS

    It's a record-setting roster for American women at the London Olympics, and 14 high school girls are featured on it. For the first time, women outnumber men on the U.S. Olympic team, 269-261 Among the 269 women are 14 high school stars: boxer C...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  15. 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships Preview: Women's Field Event...

    Steve Underwood

    IAAF WJC HOME Event-by-event capsule previews of the men's track events, noting Team USA hopes and leading global contenders for the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships: Women's High Jump WJR: 6-7, Olga Turchak, URS, 1986 and Heike Balck GD...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  16. Missy Franklin, 17, enjoys historic week

    ESPNHS

    Missy Franklin won't have much free time in London. The 17-year-old senior-to-be at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.) qualified for a record seven events at the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Neb. Franklin won the 100-meter backstroke and the 200-met...

    Blog | July 02, 2012