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  1. 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
  2. 40 greatest female athletes: Janet Evans

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Janet Evans was only 17 years old and about 100 pounds when she secured her legacy. The No. 15 woman in ESPN's countdown won three go...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  3. Teens advance to Olympic table tennis trials

    Teen Ariel Hsing is one step closer to the Olympics. The 16-year-old has one chance to make the 2012 Summer Olympics in table tennis. That opportunity will come in April in Cary, N.C., where eight athletes from Canada and the United States will co...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  4. Originally inspired by the athletes at the 1996 Summer Olympics, ...

    Christopher Parish

    Originally inspired by the athletes at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Newnan sprinter Chalonda Goodman now envisions Olympic glory for herself in 2012

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  5. The nation's top sprinter, Chalonda Goodman, shares the training ...

    Brian A. Giuffra

    The nation's top sprinter, Chalonda Goodman, shares the training regimen that could ultimately leader her to Olympic Glory

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  6. Is Tavaris Tate the next LaShawn Merritt

    Can Tavaris Tate be that good?

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  7. Sweet 16

    Chad Konecky

    Sixteen teenagers will represent the United States swim team in the upcoming Summer Olympics. Each and every one of them will be chasing the legend status achieved by Janet Evans 12 years ago.

    AssociateStory | August 17, 2000
  8. Next Stop, Olympics

    Mark A. Woodworth

    Three hours before the biggest meet of his life, diver Troy Dumais was found in the emergency room. Somehow, the Buena High (Calif.) graduate persevered and qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

    AssociateStory | July 03, 2000
  9. Texas teen Kassidy Cook is one of the favorites to make the 2012 ...

    Sandra Harwitt

    Kassidy Cook, a 17-year-old from Texas, has a realistic chance of making the U.S. diving team for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  10. Teens Zhang, Hsing lock up Olympic table tennis bids

    Dan Friedell

    Teens Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Erica Wu clinched berths on the U.S. Olympic table tennis team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  11. With four state titles in her rearview mirror, The Woodlands (The...

    Brian A. Giuffra

    With four state titles in her rearview mirror, The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas) runner Sarah Andrews made the next major move toward her Olympic dream this past summer

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  12. Despite having no assurance she'd be able to compete, Mission Col...

    Ryan Canner-O'Mealy

    Despite having no assurance she'd be able to compete, Mission College Prep runner Jordan Hasay traveled to last summer's U.S. Olympic Trials hoping fortune was on her side

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  13. Dallas pair bonds over swimming

    Matt Remsberg

    Two of the nation's top swimmers, Jesuit's Matt Thompson and Hockaday's Spindrift Beck are also best friends committed to keeping each other loose before big meets

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  14. TV shows make a splash with Beck

    Matt Remsberg

    Each weekday, ESPN RISE brings you five vital stats from athletes across the country. On Tuesday, we catch up with Spindrift Beck.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2008
  15. H.S. junior fourth at Olympics

    Jon Mahoney

    Elizabeth Beisel's summer just keeps getting better.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2008
  16. Stacy Paetz of Scholastic Sports America

    Stacy Paetz made her first on-air appearance on ESPN2 when she was only 19 years old. After receiving her BA from Ball State University in 1996, Stacy went on to become a Production Assistant at the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. She continued to...

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2000