olympics

Central Minnesota Has Strong Ties to Summer Olympics
The Games of the XXX Olympiad start on July 27th in London, England.  Stearns County is fortunate enough to have two women competing this year — Alise Post of St. Cloud is in the BMX bike competition and Amanda Smock of Melrose will be in Track and Field’s Triple Jump...
Melrose Native Competing for Spot on Olympic Team
A Melrose native will be competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Track and Field team tonight (Monday).
Amanda (Thieschafer) Smock is in first place in the triple jump after the preliminary round on Saturday.  Her leap of 45-feet, 3 1/2-inches leads of field of 12 competitors in Eugene, Oregon.…