Monday, September 10, 2012
The Olympic gymnast from Needham reportedly fell from the uneven bars during a weekend performance.
Needham Olympian Aly Raisman and teammate McKayla Maroney were injured after they fell from the uneven bars while performing in the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions in California over the weekend, WCVB reports. Raisman fell onto her stomach during her routine on the uneven bars, according to WCVB, but was able to walk out of the arena. But Maroney, who reportedly fell while she was trying to land a dismount during her uneven bars routine, had to be carried from the room by medics. Neither of the two gymnasts were featured in the show's finale, according to WCVB. The WCVB report also stated that a source had confirmed that Raisman was OK and was in San Diego. The 40-city tour is expected to continue as planned, and includes a stop in …
Friday, August 17, 2012
All of our coverage of yesterday's welcome home rally for Aly Raisman, and some extra content, all in one place.
The parking lot of Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club was packed full of cheering fans of Olympian Aly Raisman for a welcome home rally in her honor yesterday. Raisman won two gold medals and a bronze medal for U.S. Women’s Olympics in gymnastics at the 2012 London Games. Raisman, 18, of Needham, returned to the United States on Monday and was at her home gym in Burlington yesterday. Well before she arrived at roughly 11:30 a.m., crowds of fans were already lining up to welcome her home and for a chance to get an autograph and picture with the gold-medal winner. When she did arrive, to Queen's "We are the Champions," the crowd went wild, swarming the police cruiser that delivered her to the event. Welcome home, we are happy to see you," …
Saturday, February 5, 2011
A look back at the week that was in Burlington High School athletics.
Once again Mother Nature has done her best to put the Burlington High winter sports teams on ice with yet another bad snow storm this past week. The Red Devils took the postponements in stride as they have been all winter, though, and the teams that were able to get their games in competed hard. Let’s take a look back at some of the results. Wrestling The Burlington High School wrestling squad headed north on I-93 last weekend to compete at the Capital City Classic in Concord, New Hampshire. Despite an extremely competitive field of wrestlers from both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, a few Red Devils were able to succeed and finish near the tops of their respective weight classes. Luke Nigro wrestled strong and placed third for the 152-…
Monday, January 31, 2011
A cold and windy day, a boys gymnastics meet and a chance to have your child be a Burlington Patch Whiz Kid
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