St. Cloud's Alise Post will finally make her Olympic debut tomorrow (Wednesday). She's competing in the BMX bike race. There will be a local viewing party tomorrow (Wednesday), and again on Friday, to watch her race live.
St. Michael's Chaz Betts was eliminated today in Greco Roman Wrestling at the London Olympics. He won 6-0 in the first round and lost 0-1, 0-2 to Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez of Cuba. He advanced to the round of 16 before being eliminated.
Star Tribune sports writer Jim Souhan has been reporting live from the Olympics for us on WJON every weekday morning. Today (Monday) he's on his way to watch soccer. He also talks about the track and field competition.
Melrose native Amanda Smock finished 27th in the London Summer Olympic qualification round and she does not advance to the next round. Smock is the lone American that qualified for the triple-jump at the Summer games.
Alise Post's dad says the reality of his daughter being an Olympian is starting to set in. There was a send-off party for the Post family this (Thursday) evening at the Pineview Park BMX track in Waite Park.
Star Tribune sportswriter Jim Souhan has spent a lot of time watching the US women's basketball team at this year's Olympics. He says Hutchinson native Lindsay Whalen has been one of the big stars on a lead loaded with talent.
Star Tribune sports writer Jim Souhan is in London covering the Olympics for us on WJON. Today he talked with Bob Hughes about covering the tennis matches. He also had the chance to witness Michael Phelps' record breaking medal victory.
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