Today In Sports History for May 20

...winning streak and takes the German Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Graf's streak is the second longest in the modern era of tennis. Martina Navratilova won 74 straight matches in 1984.1990 - The 18th triple dead heat in modern thoroughbred history takes...
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...Tobin's earliest memories of playing sports is the time he got his first hit in a backyard baseball game."Leif tossed me a tennis ball and I hit my first home run," he said. "It hit a window and the glass plate fell down."Despite the broken windows...
Vonn: Relationship with Woods is over

...went from two sporting couples to none in the last 11 months. Just under a year ago, Rory McIlroy broke off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. McIlroy went on to win the BMW PGA Championship that week, which is the flagship tournament in Europe...
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Rotary brings inspiring figures to speak

...are adventurer and climber John Beede, tennis player Roger Crawford and NBA star Walter...His claim to fame is as a professional tennis player. His challenge was being born...expectations and work his way to a professional tennis career; if a young man can face fears...
'Find your gift,' Pillars speaker says in talk of overcoming obstacles get."Crawford is best known for his tennis career. He was a Division I college tennis player for Loyola Marymount University and...impaired limbs to be a United States Professional Tennis Association athlete. In 2013 he was presented...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, April 26

...victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.1950 - The University of Miami ends the longest winning streak in college tennis by defeating William & Mary 8-1. William & Mary, unbeaten in five years, had won 82 consecutive meets.1964 - The Boston...
Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

...members and Rotarians and adults and half students, and you have to try to appeal to both," she said.The next speaker, tennis player Roger Crawford, will be presenting at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, and NBA star Walter Bond, will present...
Today In Sports History for April 10

...It's the sixth time in seven years a non-American has prevailed.1995 - Andre Agassi becomes the world's top-ranked tennis player, ending Pete Sampras' 101-week streak at No. 1.1996 - Detroit becomes the second team in NHL history to win 60...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: JSD bullying policy needs some 'teeth'

...Bullying isn't always tied to teams or school allegiance. It isn't just about boys or girls, town or valley, football or tennis. Nor does it rear its ugly head in one particular form. Bullying - whether with a paddle, a tweet or a post on Facebook...
Educator Spotlight: Jenna Wiersma

...involved with education?I have been working with kids my whole life in many capacities. I worked as a camp counselor and tennis coach, and went to college and graduate school in the field of education. This is my second year living and teaching in Juneau...


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