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DSU alumnus Ramon Miller anchors the Bahamas to Olympic gold medal in 1,600 relay

August 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Dickinson State can now count an Olympic gold medalist among its alumni. Continue Reading

Miller, Bahamas relay team set pace in Olympic 1,600 relay

August 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Ramon Miller and the Bahamas 1,600-meter relay team are on to the final round of the Summer Olympics after tying the United States for the best time in the qualifying heats. Continue Reading

All 3 of DSU alumni fall short of Olympics finals

August 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON All three of the Dickinson State alumni competing at the Summer Olympics fell short of the final round Sunday at Olympic Stadium. Continue Reading

Golden again, US wins 1st Olympic title since ‘96

July 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat. Continue Reading

Lochte falters again, but Franklin, Grevers shine

July 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Michael Phelps has yet to win a gold medal, and Ryan Lochte’s star is fading. So along comes Missy Franklin, yet to start her senior year in high school, to restore American swim hopes at the Olympics. Continue Reading

Fargo’s Jack Discher is brimming with excitement

July 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The United States gymnastics Olympic “Performance Tree” has a branch that extends all the way to Fargo. It has Jack Discher so excited these days he has trouble at times sleeping at night. Continue Reading

Captain of his ship

July 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Ramon Miller has no one to blame but himself for how he performs at the Summer Olympics. Continue Reading

Steadily soaring

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

One centimeter.
It’s practically nothing. Continue Reading

After 2 years of setbacks, Derrick Atkins has returned to Olympics

July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

There was a point, almost five years ago, when Derrick Atkins was sixth-hundredths of a second from being on top of the sprinting world. Somewhere along the line, though, he went missing in action.
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Time to soar

June 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Trevor Barry sees himself standing on a podium and holding an Olympic medal in August. The 28-year-old high jumper from the Bahamas is one of eight Dickinson State University track and field alumni who can hear
London calling. This month is their chance to answer. Continue Reading