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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Missy Franklin books ticket to London

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    Missy Franklin will be swimming the 100 backstroke at the London Olympics after setting an American record at the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Neb. Franklin, a 17-year-old senior-to-be at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.), finished in 58.85 seconds. ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  6. 40 greatest female athletes: Janet Evans

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    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
  7. 40 greatest female athletes: Tracy Caulkins

    ESPNHS

    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. When swimmer Tracy Caulkins was just 15, she won five gold medals at the 1978 world championships, helping her to become the youngest-ev...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  8. Catch swimmer Missy Franklin on ESPN3

    On Saturday, Feb. 11, ESPN3 will carry the Colorado Girls Class 5A Swimming and Diving Championships live from Fort Collins, Colo., at 4 p.m. The championships will feature Missy Franklin, a 16-year-old standout swimmer at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  9. Top HS Stories of 2011: 6-10

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    The Top High School Stories of 2011: 6-10

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  10. From video games to practice laps, MICDS (St. Louis, Mo.) senior ...

    Jared Zwerling

    From video games to practice laps, MICDS (St. Louis, Mo.) senior swimmer Hallie Stupp has never settled for anything less than first place, writes Jared Zwerling.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2010
  11. Shayne Fleming has gone up against the best swimmers in the world...

    Mike Grimala

    Shayne Fleming has gone up against the best swimmers in the world and proved he belonged. Now the San Jose Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.) senior has a pair of national records in his sights, writes Mike Grimala.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2010
  12. Before turning the page to a new decade, ESPN RISE takes a look b...

    Before turning the page to a new decade, ESPN RISE takes a look back at the most exciting and influential high school athletes from the past 10 years.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  13. A willingness to push limits also opens the door for athletes to ...

    Matt Remsberg

    A willingness to push their bodies to the limit is what makes many athletes great. But for some, that compulsive desire to be the best can push them over the edge.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2009
  14. GIRL's next top stars and teams

    The time has come for these four athletes and teams to rule the high school sports scene

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  15. Henderson-Kunz learns from Trials letdown

    Jon Mahoney

    Morgon Henderson-Kunz has long dominated Oregon swimming, but a trip to the Olympic Trials made him realize he still had a long way to go before he could hang with the best in the world

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  16. Pinnacle's (Tempe, Ariz.) Ashley Evans proves she's tall on talen...

    Brian A. Giuffra

    Pinnacle's (Tempe, Ariz.) Ashley Evans may not look like a world-class swimmer at 5-foot-3, but that hasn't stopped her from becoming one of the nation's best, writes Brian A. Giuffra.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008