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Announcing the Brand New SHIFT Online Educational Center! Launching March 6th

Announcing the Brand New SHIFT Online Educational Center! Launching March 6th

Gymnastics News Network Readers may have noticed that I’ve been under the radar for the last few months. This is true, but it has been for a good reason. I have been working like crazy the last six months to finish up a huge project, and I’m excited that it’s finally ready. On Monday, March 6th, I will be officially launching the “SHIFT ...

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Penn State Gymnastics Head Coach Jeff Thompson – Fired!

Penn State Gymnastics Head Coach Jeff Thompson – Fired!

Gymnastics News Network By Terri LaymonPenn State women’s gymnastics head coach, Jeff Thompson, was fired today from his duties, effective immediately. Assistant coaches Kera Molinaro and Josh Nilson will serve as interim co-head coaches for the remainder of the season. Thompson was in his seventh year as head coach of the Nittany Lions. Last year allegations of coaching misconduct within ...

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Pitt Gymnastics Earn Season Best As Iowa Takes Five-Way Meet At GW

Pitt Gymnastics Earn Season Best As Iowa Takes Five-Way Meet At GW

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The atmosphere was certainly electric as the five teams gathered in the heart of our Nation’s Capital! George Washington played host to University of Pittsburgh, University of Iowa, Maryland and William & Mary University. Before the competition kicked off, ol’ George had his own show to present. It was a special moment that left not ...

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Former National Gymnastics Team Members Bravely Speak Out About Sexual Abuse From U.S. National Team Doctor Larry Nassar

Former National Gymnastics Team Members Bravely Speak Out About Sexual Abuse From U.S. National Team Doctor Larry Nassar

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon *Due to the mature content of this article, some material may be too sensitive for small children   For the first time, three exceptionally brave women from the U.S. National Gymnastics team have come forward to talk publicly about the abuse they suffered at the hands of Dr. Larry Nassar being treated under his ...

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Michigan State Gymnastics Head Coach Suspended – Allegations Point To Larry Nassar Connection

Michigan State Gymnastics Head Coach Suspended – Allegations Point To Larry Nassar Connection

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon (*This article may contain sensitive information that may be too explicit for young children) Devastating news hit the NCAA gymnastics community this week as allegations that Michigan State University gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages knew about the allegations of sexual abuse against the former MSU and Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar from as early ...

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Utah Gymnastics Barely Flies Past Cal In A Second-Half Comeback

Utah Gymnastics Barely Flies Past Cal In A Second-Half Comeback

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   It was “Character Day” for thousands of little superheroes and princesses as they all showed up ready to watch Utah take on Cal in what would become a tight match. Utah was able to pull through the second half of the meet and take the “W” by a 196.450-195.725 victory. Co-head coach Tom Farden ...

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Pitt Gymnastics Take Down West Chester and Ursinus – Barely Edged By Temple In Final Event

Pitt Gymnastics Take Down West Chester and Ursinus – Barely Edged By Temple In Final Event

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon  The Pittsburgh Panther gymnasts pulled off a very close second place at Temple’s quad meet this past weekend, taking a victory over West Chester and Ursinus and barely dropping to Temple in the final rotation. Pitt defeated West Chester (191.675) and Ursinus College (190.850), but fell to host Temple (193.950). Beginning on the event ...

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Alaska Anchorage Gymnastics Falls To Sacramento State – Still Posts Record Highs

Alaska Anchorage Gymnastics Falls To Sacramento State  – Still Posts Record Highs

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The Alaska Anchorage Gymnastics team soared to new heights, setting season high scoring of 190.900 even though they fell to Sacramento State this past week. While the Sacramento Hornets scored a 194.400, University of Alaska Anchorage head coach Paul Soklos commented, “This was a very strong effort. I hope this is indicative of our potential ...

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LSU Gymnastics Winning Streak Continues – Mizzou Falls To The Tigers

LSU Gymnastics Winning Streak Continues – Mizzou Falls To The Tigers

  Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   The LSU gymnastics team continues it’s winning streak to 24-straight meets as they topped the Missouri gymnasts 197.425-195.425. The Tigers are proving why they are ranked No. 2 in the country as they continue to be undefeated this year. The team has hit 13 straight meets scoring above a 197. LSU laid claim to all ...

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Florida Gymnastics Fights A Tough First Loss To Alabama

Florida Gymnastics Fights A Tough First Loss To Alabama

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon The Gator gymnastics team fell for the first time to the hands of the Alabama team in a close match of 197.825-197.425. Florida began as the visiting team on uneven bars. Junior Alex McMurtry’s hit a solid 9.90 for the team as they posted a 49.325 on this event. Junior Rachel Slocum shared the vault title with Alabama’s Nickie Guerrero both ...

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