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Grassroots in the News: November 13

Exercise is an important aspect of a balanced college lifestyle. Coming from high school structured sports, many students lose this routine when coming to a new environment on their own. Sports clubs are an option for students to continue to be involved with athletics and maintain a balanced lifestyle through routine. 

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Wearing a red T-shirt with white cursive "Terrible" across the front, 19-year-old Terry Washington turned out to be not so terrible after all.

The young San Bernardino athlete is now an eight-time boxing national champion and just qualified for the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for boxing. His coach Ian Franklin thinks the sky's the limit.

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PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Dante Kirkman, an undergraduate student at Stanford University and a native of Palo Alto, California, has been selected by USA Boxing to compete at the 2024 Olympic Trials for Boxing.

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Morelle McCane, the 66 kg boxer from Ohio who secured a quota for the Paris 2024 Olympics at the 2023 Pan American Games, exclusively told how boxing helped her overcome tragedy, and how she applies the sport’s principles to entrepreneurship.

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia teens are fighting their way to the top with the help of an Eagles star's father's gym, where young boxers and Olympians are preparing for a big match.

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A long-vacant building on Highway 24 is now the home gym of the Buena Vista Boxing Club.

Although the new gym space opened last month, the club has been training and hosting youth boxing events in the area since 2020, training out of head coach Andrew Medrano’s house and at Mount Princeton Hot Springs.

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