2 Minnesota Gymnasts Competing Against World's BestTwo Minnesota gymnasts are among a small elite competing against the world's best in Italy this weekend. Maggie Nichols and Olivia Trautman train at Twin City Twisters in Champlin. They are part of Team USA competing in the City of Jesolo Trophy, along with three Gold medal Olympians.
New Non-Profit Plans To Help Kids Out With Sports FeesA new Twin Cities non-profit aims to help more students get involved in sports, despite any financial obstacles. The InSports Foundation was the brainchild of a college student from Moorhead.
The High Cost Of Competitive Pre-H.S. SportsCompetitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we're taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.
Campus Holds Vigil For Student Killed In DumbwaiterPolice are hoping to talk to anyone who was at a western Wisconsin bar and grill in the hours leading up to a worker's death. Coworkers of 21-year-old Brooke Baures called 911 from the WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City to report an accident around 7:45 p.m. Monday. "I think one of our coworkers got squished in like our dumbwaiter. But I'm, like, not willing to look close enough," said one of her coworkers in the initial 911 call.
Fmr. Farmington Coach May Sue For Wrongful TerminationA former Minnesota high school coach is considering a wrongful termination lawsuit after she was fired. Four years ago, Lynn Bauman started the Farmington Community Education youth gymnastics program called Twist-N-Tumble. After she left to start her own gym in September, Farmington Gymnastics Center, she was fired from her job as the Farmington High School gymnastics coach.
Fire Guts Winona Gymnastics FacilityFire ripped through a gymnastics training facility on Thursday in downtown Winona. Flames were coming through the roof of KidSport Gymnastics around noon. It was the former YWCA building.
U Of M Gymnastics Coach Resigns After Sexual Harassment InvestigationUniversity of Minnesota women’s gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson resigned Thursday, following two university investigations into student and employee complaints about sexual harassment and retaliation in the program.
ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Feb. 21, 2014The massive winter storm that dumped up to 16 inches of snow in some parts did nothing to stop hockey tournaments in the Twin Cities.
St. Louis Park Gymnastics Ctr. Evacuated After CO LeakA St. Louis Park gymnastics center has been evacuated after a CO2 leak Monday morning, according to a city representative. Now, four children are being monitored on site for possible hospitalization as a precaution.
High School Coach On Leave After Tattooing MinorsA high school coach has been placed on paid administrative leave for tattooing minors without their parent's permission. Terry Robert Hardy, 37, is the gymnastics coach at Park High School in Cottage Grove. He's been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent. A 16-year-old girl told WCCO that Hardy gave her three tattoos and a tongue piercing, all inside his home.
ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Dec. 6, 2013It may be a frozen Friday night outside, but arenas throughout the state were heated up by boys’ high school hockey action. David McCoy was in Lakeville, and reported on our featured game: Lakeville North vs. Benilde.We also had cameras capturing the other hockey showdowns.One of the many standout performers at last week’s Prep Bowl was a running back who became a quarterback, then became a big playmaker. The ASPIRE Athlete of the Week is St. Croix Lutheran’s David Ponath.
Roseville’s Gymnastics Team Eyes Another ChampionshipThe Roseville gymnastics team won a state title a year ago. As the team works toward another championship, they do so with a coaching staff that believes culture creates destiny.