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Today in Sports History

...Lawn Tennis Association institutes the nine-point tiebreaker rule.1976 - John Naber of the United States becomes the first swimmer to break the 2-minute barrier in the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the United...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-24
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Today In Sports History

...leader for the final nine days, rides in the pack to clinch his second straight victory in the Tour de France.1996 - American swimmer Amy Van Dyken wins the 50-meter freestyle to become Atlanta's first quadruple gold medalist and the first U.S. woman...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/today-sports-history
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Glacier Swim Club hosts Olympic athletes

...the GSC kids, the Masters swimmers out there, even kids who might...will have a good message for swimmers so this is a great opportunity...time off swims. Interested swimmers can register at www.gsc-swim...junior won five NCAA titles and Swimmer of the Year honors. She has...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athlet
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Family of teen killed on Auke Lake sues city, two others

...use of Auke Lake, a popular spot for swimmers and motorized and non-motorized boaters...separate hours of use of Auke Lake for swimmers, non-motorized vessels, and motorized...shore of the lake to keep it safe for swimmers. Mead cited the related ordinance in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-17/family-teen-killed-auke-lake-sues-city-
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Today in Sports History

...International Invitational swim meet. Spitz sets a 100-meter butterfly record at 56.3 and Ball becomes the first U.S. swimmer to set a world record for the breaststroke with a 2:40.5 time for 200 meters. Meyer breaks the 800-meter freestyle record...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09
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Sports Quote

"I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them." Amanda Beard - U.S.A. Olympic swimmer

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-08/sports-quote
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Record high 4 Alaska Nanooks named Capital One Academic All-Americans

...Eriksson (Malung, Sweden/Business Administration) and junior swimmer Danielle Lyons (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan/Biological...at the 2012 NCAA Championships.Lyons is the first Alaska swimmer to ever earn an Academic All-America honor and she holds...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-17/record-high-4-alaska-nanooks-named-cap
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Youth run to new heights

...matrix, participate in meal prep and clean up.JDHS sophomore swimmer Gabi Kito attended because of friends."My friend convinced...region champion, and Reilly Walsh, a JDHS record-breaking swimmer, received special awards for attending all four years of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
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Only Fools Run At Midnight

...floatplane costume dipped among the horde of athletes, Greek-statued goddesses strode in the masses, Glacier Swim Club swimmers wore their pool attire, Tigger ran, something un-Tigger-like ran, ballerinas, Harry Potter, ice climbers, pirates...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-23/only-fools-run-midnight
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Today In Sports History

...when she and Manon Bollegraf beat Ingelisa Driehuis and Maja Muric 6-4, 6-2 in a doubles quarterfinal.2001 - Russian swimmer Roman Sludnov becomes the first person to swim the 100-meter breaststroke in under a minute, breaking a world record for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-29/today-sports-history
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