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February 5, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will host the University of Maryland Gymkana Troupe Friday, Feb. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. at the college's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center. The troupe was founded at the University of Maryland in 1946. Since that time, the troupe has traveled all over the United States and abroad promoting gymnastics. Well-known for its high energy performances, the troupe performs men's and women's gymnastic apparatus routines, as well as novelty circus acts that incorporate the use of chairs, ladders and trampolines.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | March 28, 2012
It will be “Dark in the Park” for the inaugural Williamsport Earth Hour on Saturday in Byron Memorial Park. The band Final Notice and Henri Verdel will entertain. 4-Star Athletic Complex gymnasts will perform and give away glow sticks.  Williamsport Elementary School's Green School will showcase its program and collect old phone books, cellphones and ink cartridges. Those who donate items will receive a free door prize ticket for each item dropped off. The free event includes refreshments, door prizes, drum circle and environment-friendly sponsors.
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October 12, 2006
Roy Rogers to host gymnastic fundraiser Tuckers-n-Tumblers, in conjunction with Roy Rogers, will host Family Night today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Roy Rogers at 1730 Massey Blvd. in Hagerstown. The purpose of this fundraiser is to raise money to help cover the costs of gymnastics meets and activities. Roy Rogers will donate 25 percent of the proceeds generated at the fundraiser to the Tuckers-n-Tumblers. The donation is based on the number of guests that come into the restaurant to support the gymnastics group.
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February 19, 2001
Hub high jumper wins state crown By DAN KAUFFMAN / Staff Writer photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer LANDOVER, Md. - She's no more than 5-feet-2 inches tall, but her height didn't stop North Hagerstown High School senior Brittany Tesla from winning her first state championship Monday. continued Tesla cleared 5 feet, 4 inches in the girls high jump at the Maryland Indoor Track Championships at Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, winning the Class 3A/2A title.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | July 31, 2012
The classic car cruise-in is Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on two blocks of Conococheague Street, between Potomac Avenue and Church Street. Classic cars should plan to enter from either end of Salisbury Street. The band A.P.F. will make its first appearance in this area. A donation of $3 is requested. Rain date is Aug. 10. For more information, call Jimmy Black at 301-573-1501. 4-Star celebrates the Olympics 4-Star Athletic Complex, Milestone Terrace, is celebrating the Olympics on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will hold a free Zumbatomic class for children at 10:15 a.m., and free gymnastics classes from 10 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon.
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January 3, 2007
Hana Warner Waynesboro Gymnastics Senior What do you like best about your sport? "I like the competitiveness and that it's a really hard sport. " Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "I got first place at my very first meet last year in floor. " Toughest individual opponent you have faced? "I'd say any of the other girls from Chambersburg that are in the silver division. " Other sports? I did all-stars at the YMCA and high school cheerleading for football.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | January 23, 2009
( Editor's note: The following schedule changes have been announced since the original publication of this article. o The March 6 performance by the University of Maryland's traveling gymnastics team, Gymkana Troupe, at Hagerstown Community College has been canceled. o The March 29 performance by The National Marionette Theatre at HCC has been moved up to Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. Mozart, magic, mime and the Monster Jam. Juggling and gymnastics. Acrobatics, animals and "Ali Baba.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | August 20, 2004
julieg@herald-mail.com WILLIAMSPORT - Alicia Perez's body forced her to give up her sport temporarily, but not her dream. When Perez watched the U.S. women's gymnastics team win the silver medal in the team competition at the Olympics on Tuesday she couldn't help but wonder, what if she hadn't gotten sick? "I think Alicia is a gymnast that you have once in a lifetime and I truly believe she could have been up there with the rest of those girls," said Nica Sutch, Perez's coach and owner of 4 Star Athletic Complex in Williamsport.
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August 6, 1999
By DAN SPEARS / Staff Writer photo: KEVIN G. GIILBERT / staff photographer WILLIAMSPORT - George Foreman has made a second career out of coming back from his first one. Half the country probably expects Barry Sanders to come out of self-imposed retirement pretty soon. [cont. from sports page ] Although coming out of retirement to compete again has become en vogue in the world of sports, don't look for 1996 Olympic gold-medal gymnast Amanda Borden to join the club.
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