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21 Aug 2013

2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games in the News

2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games in the News

2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games in the News

                              The AAU Junior Olympic Games attract nation-wide competition in the various sports every year. With that nation-wide competition comes media exposure from many different areas of the country. From newspapers, to news broadcasts, to internet blogs the hard work and dedication of these young athletes is publicized. An internet search of the keywords “2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games” generates 1,610 different hits. Below is a list of some of the sports and athletes that were highlighted:

·        Detroit News: (Photo Gallery)http://apps.detroitnews.com/apps/multimedia/gallery.php?id=16426

·        Track and Field: The Oakland Press: Ex-NFL quarterback Cunningham has success with youth club in Nevada:

http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2013/08/03/sports/doc51fdbeb5c08a9164487760.txt

·        Sport Stacking: Local 4’s Steve and Sandra learn Speed Stacking (video):

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local-4s-steve-and-sandra-learn-speed-stacking/-/1719418/21209166/-/12yqjwtz/-/index.html

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Gymnastics
: Detroit News: Girl, 6, learns the ABCs of gymnastics routine at the  AAU Junior Olympic Gameshttp://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130801/SPORTS07/308010037

·        Wrestling: ABC Action News, WXYZ (video): Team Michigan competes in AAU Junior Olympic Gameshttp://www.wxyz.com/dpp/sports/team-michigan-competes-in-aau-junior-olympic-games

·         Track and Field: WPSD Local 6 (video): Local AAU track stars make trip to Junior Olympicshttp://www.wpsdlocal6.com/news/local/Local-AAU-track-stars-make-the-trip-to-Junior-Olympics-217193271.html

·         Track and Field: The Oakland Press: AAU Junior Olympic Games in Full Swing around Metro Detroit:

http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2013/07/30/sports/doc51f885a6ca8e0532324661.txt

·        Field Hockey: Newsplex.com: Ballard Excited for Junior Olympics Opportunity (video)http://www.newsplex.com/sports/headlines/Ballard-Excited-for-Junior-Olympics-Opportunity-216065371.html?ref=371

·        Track and Field: Courier Post: Sicklerville ‘Miracle Baby’ becomes Championhttp://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20130730/NEWS01/307300028/Sicklerville-miracle-baby-becomes-champion

·        Baton Twirling: Mlive.com (photos): Great Lakes Twirling Academy of Genesee County grabs 36 medals at Junior Olympicshttp://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2013/08/great_lakes_twirling_academy_o.html

·        Powerlifting: Detroit News: Junior Olympian lifts whopping 804.7 pounds at Cobo:

 http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130726/SPORTS07/307260033/Only-19-Matt-Sohmer-wants-muscle-world-powerlifting-record?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

·        Sport Stacking: Mlive.com (video): Fastest Cup ‘stackers’ on U.S. soil converge in Detroit for mind-boggling competition: 

http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2013/07/video_fastest_cup_stackers_on.htm

Gymnastics: Port Huron Times Herald: Alyssa Wood steals show at Junior Olympics


http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/20130805/SPORTS/308050027/Athlete-week-Alyssa-Wood-steals-show-Junior-Olympics

 

·        Jump Rope: Fosters Daily Democrat: Extreme Air foursome perform well at AAU Junior Olympic Games : http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130807/GJSPORTS_01/130809464/-1/FOSSPORTS

 

·        Track and Field: Baltimore Sun: Harford County athletes compete at AAU Jr. Olympics:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/belair/ph-ag-jr-olympics-0809-20130808,0,4579272.story

 

·        Taekwondo: The Tribune: Twin brothers earn double gold at Junior Olympics: http://ourtribune.com/article.php?id=15662

 

·         Track and Field: Miami HeraldBriana Williams sizzles at AAU Junior Olympics: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/05/3544703/briana-williams-sizzles-at-aau.html

·         Jump Rope: Fox 2: AAU Junior Olympic Games

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6BNxVSBiJlcUHVfSnhqUERUZUU/edit?pli=1

 

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