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Operation Coach Celebrates Veterans Today & Everyday

There may be fewer military boots on the ground overseas these days but here at home there are a number of personal issues veterans have to deal with.  Returning safely from a conflict zone isn’t the end of the military experience. For many soldiers coming home, the war keeps going. It plays out – over …

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Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Chats with Pro Pitcher & Olympian Monica Abbott

(2nd in the series) Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the honor of interviewing Chicago Bandit Monica Abbott. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Monica’s bio. Abbott spent her collegiate career at the University of Tennessee (2004-2007) where she set multiple career and NCAA records. She currently holds the NCAA single …

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Game On! Sports Girl Talk Interviews Pro Pitcher Meagan Denny-White

Game On! Sports Girl Talk had the privilege of interviewing Chicago Bandit Meagan Denny-White. Before getting to the Q&A, here is brief look at Meagan’s bio. Meagan Denny-White is in her first season with the Bandits. She attended the University of Texas from 2004-2008, where she pitched her way into the record books. Denny-White currently …

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[Video] Meet Morgan Brian: Gatorade’s 2011 Female Athlete of the Year

As a recently graduated high school senior, attacking center midfielder Morgan Brian already has career stats that any soccer pro would envy. This past spring season she led her high school, Fredericka Academy in St. Simons, Georgia, to a 17-2-1 record and a fourth straight Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state title. Her contribution …

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[Video] Meet dancer Lauren Froderman – G Series Fit ambassador

Soon after crossing the graduation stage at a Phoenix  high school, 18-year-old Lauren Froderman danced across the stage on “So You Think You Can Dance.” and went on to win season seven. During the competition, the contemporary jazz dancer was best known for her ability to effortlessly pick up other styles including hip-hop, ballroom and Bollywood. …

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Meet volleyball player Kim Glass

Volleyball player Kim Glass is the epitome of a pretty tough woman. The 6’3″ All-American volleyball player is an outside hitter who made her first Olympic appearance at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, helping Team USA to win a silver medal. Prepping now for the London 2012 Games, Glass is a whirlwind of activity. She’s currently …

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Sporty Saturday Spotlight is Back!

It’s that time of year again. We’re gearing up for another season of Sporty Saturday Spotlights! If you or someone you know would like to be spotlighted on Pretty Tough, please email me at kerimikulski(at)gmail(dot)com. We’re searching for all sports and still have slots to fill for the 2010-2011 season. Check out an interview from last …

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Sporty Saturday Spotlight 2-6-10

This Saturday the sporty spotlight shines bright on twenty-year-old triathlete, Michelle Warburton. Check out Michelle’s interview below where she dishes about teammates, shares how she gets the results she wants, and much, much more. Name: Michelle Warburton Age: 20 Sport(s): Triathlon, Surfing, Cross Country Running Hometown: Wantagh, New York High School/Middle School/College: San Diego State …

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