For 13-year-old Phoenix Gibson and her mother, Shona Gibson, 43, Sunday’s Pioneer Power Sprint Triathlon at TWU was the first time they could compete together in a sprint triathlon.
THE COLONY — Riley Wood, a soon-to-be eighth-grader at Harpool Middle School, posted a personal-best time of 2:09.40 in the 800-meter run on Saturday to capture the TAAF Region 4 championship.
When Sparty and Felicia Jordan started the IBTT “I’m Better Than That” Blazers, their goal was to help youths embrace track and field while finding their worth as individuals by teaching them to not be discouraged by others’ expectations of them.
FORT WORTH — Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay says that he and runner-up Helio Castroneves were “making things happen that we probably shouldn’t” during their epic showdown at the end of Sunday’s race.
William “Coby” Buchanan Jr. holds a largemouth bass he caught recently at Ray Roberts Lake. The black bass measured 25 inches and weighed just over 12 pounds. Buchanan, an orthodontist in Denton and Aubrey, was accompanied by Get Bit Guide Service guide Dannie Golden.
FORT WORTH — Joey Logano had a comfortable lead and was less than half a lap from taking the white flag Monday when a debris caution flew, setting up an overtime finish at Texas Motor Speedway.
Achievers Gymnastics finished seventh and four gymnasts qualified for the regional meet during the USA Gymnastics Texas Level 8 State Championships last weekend in The Woodlands.
Cash Krueger, a junior at Subiaco Preparatory Academy in Subiaco, Ark., was named a first-team all-stater. Krueger has been a starter for the Subacio Trojans since he was a freshman.
Robert Richardson Jr. is chasing a better result in his second NASCAR Nationwide Series start of the season, not to mention a little more time on the track.
Achiever’s Gymnastics grabbed nine event championships recently in the Anna Brasher Invitational and had several other strong finishes in the final invitational meet of the season.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Alexander Zubkov has company in his pursuit of Olympic history. More than the Russian probably expected. Definitely more than he wanted.
FORT WORTH — The star of Texas Motor Speedway’s spring race weekend won’t take its best act to the stage until the day of the big show.
Matt Phillips was in the early stages of his career as a North Texas quarterback when he noticed the extremes that teammate Johnny Quinn would go to in the hopes of maximizing his potential as an athlete.
ASPEN, Colo. — The video on the big screen choked up Krum snowmobiler Colten Moore. So, too, did his father’s speech and the row of riders revving their engines.
For Denton’s Jordan Malone, 2014 has gotten off to a very good start. On Sunday, Malone learned he had officially earned a spot on the U.S. speedskating team for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month. On Saturday, Malone fell in the quarterfinals of the second 1,000 and withdrew from the ensuing rounds knowing that he had accumulated enough points to secure an Olympic berth.
LAS VEGAS – The average championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the second most coveted award in the sport, trailing only the world title.
AUSTIN — Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel continued his amazing season Saturday at Circuit of the Americas, crossing the finish line as the last driver to post a qualifying lap and knocking teammate Mark Webber off the pole for today’s United States Grand Prix.
FORT WORTH — What started as a duel between pole winner Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson briefly turned into a battle between Sprint Cup Series points leaders Johnson and Matt Kenseth, but a key mistake by Kenseth changed the complexion of Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.