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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
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  3. Teens bring medal haul back from London

    ESPNHS

    The podium was a popular place to be for the high school-aged Olympians in London. Nine different girls earned at least one medal at the London Games, which came to an end with the closing ceremonies on Sunday. Team USA won a total of 104 medal...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Claressa Shields wins boxing gold

    ESPNHS

    Claressa Shields, 17, will be going back to Flint with a whole lot of glint. The senior-to-be at Northwestern (Flint, Mich.) defeated 33-year-old Russian Nadezda Torlopova 19-12 on Thursday to win the gold medal in boxing's middleweight division a...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Claressa Shields to fight for Olympic gold

    ESPNHS

    Claressa Shields, the youngest member of the United States boxing team, is the only one left standing at the London Olympics. The 17-year-old from Flint, Mich., beat Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the middleweight division on Wed...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. Claressa Shields clinches boxing medal

    The youngest women's boxer at the London Olympics has guaranteed she'll return home with some hardware. Claressa Shields, a 17-year-old middleweight from Flint, Mich., beat Sweden's Anna Laurell 18-14 in the quarterfinals on Monday after receiving...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Gabby Douglas wins all-around gold

    ESPNHS

    Gabby Douglas won the women's all-around title Thursday at the London Olympics. The 16-year-old became the third straight American to win the all-around gold, following Nastia Liukin in 2008 and Carly Patterson in 2004. Douglas, who also won go...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  11. Missy Franklin wins second gold medal

    ESPNHS

    Missy Franklin, 17, collected her second gold medal of the London Games on Wednesday when the women's 4x200 freestyle relay won in an Olympic-record time of 7 minutes, 42.92 seconds. Australia took silver and France won bronze. Franklin, who wi...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Teens lead U.S. to gymnastics gold

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    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
  14. 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
  15. Gabby Douglas: Jordyn Wieber will be OK

    ESPNHS

    U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas is a bit torn. The 16-year-old is happy for Aly Raisman, 18, who will represent the United States with Douglas in the all-around gymnastics finals at the London Olympics. But she's sad for Jordyn Wieber, 17, the reigning...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  16. 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
  17. 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