Big 10 Well Represented At Olympics

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The Big Ten Conference boasts at least 42 current or former student-athletes, alumni or coaches currently competing for gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The group of conference competitors, which includes 18 former Olympians and 16 past medalists, represents five different countries and seven … Read More

Indianapolis Named Olympics Diving Trials Finalist

USA Diving, in partnership with the United States Olympic Committee, has announced that Atlanta and Indianapolis have been named as the two finalists in the bid process to select a host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving. The Trials will determine the divers who … Read More

Indianapolis Loses Olympic Swimming Trials Candidacy

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USA Swimming has notified Indiana Sports Corp that Indianapolis is no longer a candidate host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming. “For several decades, Indianapolis has proven to be one of our most successful host cities, and we were excited that the City put … Read More

Indianapolis Interest Gauged In Hosting 2024 Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee has sent letters to nearly three dozen cities, including Indianapolis, in an effort to measure interest in hosting the 2024 summer games. NBC Sports reports the requirements include 45,000 hotel rooms, public transit and a work force of more than 200,000 people. Other … Read More

Indianapolis Hoping For 2016 Olympic Trials

USA Swimming, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee, has announced the cities that have submitted official bids to host the 2016 Olympic Team Trials – Swimming. A total of six cities will be reviewed as the potential site for the biggest swimming event in the country … Read More

Uceny Falls Again, Dream Dashed

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For a second time, a fall has taken Morgan Uceny out of championship contention. In lap three of the of the 1,500-meter final Friday, Uceny became tangled up as the pack began its sprint to the finish line. Uceny would up falling, taking herself from an outside front … Read More

Run To Benefit Olympian Uceny

A 5K run/walk to benefit Plymouth native and U.S. Olympian Morgan Uceny is set for Saturday, July 14 in Plymouth. The event, which will raise funds to offset travel expenses for Uceny’s family to make the trip to London to watch her  compete, begins at 8 a.m. at … Read More

Uceny Earns Olympic Berth

Plymouth native Morgan Uceny celebrates Sunday night after winning the 1,500 meter race to qualify for the Olympics.

Morgan Uceny made sure there was no doubt that she was headed to the Olympics Sunday. The former Plymouth High School track star raced to a convincing victory in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. Track Trials in Eugene, Oregon. Uceny, a 2003 PHS graduate, needed a top … Read More

Robinson Does Not Qualify, Still Realizes Dream

Bre Robinson, left, and Kendra Miller pose at the Olympic Swimming Time Trials village held in Omaha, NE. Robinson swam in the 200-meter backstroke on Saturday, finishing 150th overall with a time of 2:21.23. (Photo provided by Julie Robinson)

The long adds proved accurate in Omaha. Stacked against 19 heats of swimmers with the same dream, North Webster’s Breanna Robinson could not find the magic time at the Olympic Time Trials swimming the 200-meter backstroke. Robinson, who qualified in March for the Trials, swam in the second … Read More

Olympic Dreams Emanating From Home

WHS sophomore Bre Robinson will swim this Saturday at the Olympic Time Trials in Omaha in the 200-meter backstroke with a spot in the London Olympics on the line. (Photo by Mike Deak)

The term ‘Olympic Dream’ is often tossed around every four years as athletes from around the world make their bids to redefine greatness. While the ‘Olympic Dream’ is a real long shot, a Wawasee High School sophomore is still afforded a chance to turn ‘dream’ into ‘reality’. Breanna … Read More

Warsaw’s Dirty Little Secret

Pro rider Chris Gerber takes flight during a practice run at Hire Park.

If you haven’t taken a spin at Hire Park, where have you been hiding? Hire Park BMX, tucked into the Pike Lake neighborhood on Arthur Street just north of downtown Warsaw, has had time to adjust to getting the name out. But those invested in BMX have known … Read More