U.S. Olympian Natalie Darwitz Reflects On Past Accomplishments As She Ponders Her Future In The Game
With temperatures hovering in the mid-90s and a record-setting heat index blanketing the Twin Cities, Minnesotans who normally spend every waking summer moment at one of their 10,000 lakes are...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 14:43
Young Carpenter Is Building Quite a Career
For Most high school girls, their teenaged years are filled with driver’s license tests, school dances and social studies exams. Not for Alex Carpenter. She has experienced her social studies...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 17:06
IOC President Jacques Rogge Has Thrown Down The Gauntlet For Women’s Hockey To Remain An Olympic Sport
Hours before the puck dropped on the women’s gold-medal game in Vancouver, the International Olympic Committee held a breakfast for a select group of journalists. The menu included eggs cooked...
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 16:07
Tier II Tournament Allows Girls’ Teams The Opportunity To Experience Thrill Of A National Championship
With every referee’s whistle signaling a stoppage in play, Sam Brice paced nervously in a tight circle near the top of the bleachers.
A scoreless first period only fueled his anxiety, turning...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 16:19
Tight-Knit Group Shows Women’s Hockey At Its Finest During Silver-Medal Olympic Run
The U.S. Women’s Team peppered Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados with 28 shots but couldn’t slip one past.
The tears were flowing as freely at one end of the ice as the celebratory beers...
Friday, April 9, 2010 - 15:10
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After skating to victory at the Hockey Canada Cup in September, the U.S. Women’s National Team set out on the long road back to...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 17:22
Vancouver-Bound Duggan Happily Living The Dream
Since learning to skate a the age of 3, Meghan Duggan told family, friends and everyone in her hometown of Danvers, Mass., that she would be an Olympian. This year her dream is about to come true....
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 17:06
Former Miss Virginia Is A Goalie With A Heart Of Gold By Mark Miller
When you hear the term “beauty queen,” you probably don’t imagine her wearing goalie pads and a mask. But Tara Wheeler, Miss Virginia 2008, is no ordinary pageant winner. ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 17:09
Ruggiero’s Post-Olympic Odyssey Takes Her From Apprentice To Afghanistan And Beyond
From a boardroom in the land of make believe to the harsh realities of the battlefield, Angela Ruggiero’s post-Olympic odyssey has taken her from one extreme to the other.
The one constant for...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 15:58
Team USA Takes Long Road To Win Second Gold At World Women’s Championship
By Christy Jeffries & Harry Thompson
There’s a Chinese proverb that says, “It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 14:26