Friday, July 18, 2014 10:54 am
Former Mountain View and University of Arizona standout swimmer Lacey Nymeyer John was inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame earlier this week. She was one of 14 inducted in the class of 2014.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4:00 am
For their first official day of football practice, the Canyon Del Oro High School football players spent the time listening to a couple of Olympic-caliber talent.
CDO head football coach Dustin Peace hands Frank Busch and Lacey Nymeyer CDO shirts and footballs signed by the team after they spoke to the team about what it takes to be a team of great character.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 9:14 am
The University of Arizona's Olympic silver medalist high jumper Brigetta Barrett has been named the Pac-12 Conference Woman of the Year for the 2012-13 academic year, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has announced.
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath hugs Olympian medalist Lacy (Nymeyer) John as he unveils a tile wall done in her honor at the main entrance.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
The news is out, the Town of Oro Valley is moving forward with a $3.4 million aquatic center that will bring Olympic-caliber recognition to the facility, but in the meantime, the pool will be closed this summer.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 4:00 am
The Mountain View Mountain Lions have had a hard time finding a
third scoring option all year behind Zach Carter and Abdul
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 3:00 am
Canyon del Oro High School’s Maggie McCord set a new meet record
over the weekend in the 50-yard freestyle, while leading her team
to an overall third-place finish.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm
A correlation between poverty, incarceration rate can be
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Justin Argraves may not be making the daily trek between Phoenix
to Tucson any more, but he does intend to take Mountain View's
football team to a place it hasn't been before.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
Drs. Bob and Debbie Oro want Healthiest Town
in America to be more than a slogan, more than an annual
celebration, more than this Saturday's second annual kick-off event
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oro Valley Marketplace.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
Olympians are joining this Saturday, March 6,
to help motivate young people to lead healthy lifestyles.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:00 am
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:00 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:00 pm
A number of Mountain View High School alumni are returning to
the Northwest school over the next several months.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:00 pm
An Oro Valley preschool is reaching the 25-year mark, and it is
hosting a reunion on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:00 am
Each year across America, newspapers generate year-end reviews
during the news-thin holiday season. We are no exception. Reporters
Laura Marble and Patrick McNamara, and photographer Randy Metcalf,
have combed archives and memories to reflect some — and only some —
of the events affecting Marana, Oro Valley and Northwest Tucson in
Aug. 1, 2008: Stacey and Aaron Nymeyer, parents of Olympic swimmer Lacey Nymeyer, wrap themselves in a flag signed by members of the U.S. Olympic team. Their daughter went on to win a silver medal in the Beijing games that summer.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:00 pm
In her first term in Congress, 8th District Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords has been “surprised by the deep rancor” of “deep-rooted
partisanship” in Washington.
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 11:00 pm
The Marana Unified School District Governing Board recognized
Lacey Nymeyer, 2008 Olympic silver medalist, at its Sept. 25
Courtesy photo, Lacey Nymeyer, Olympic silver medalist, posed with Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School student Kelsie Contorno, a 7-year-old second grader who is wearing Lacey’s medal.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 11:00 pm
Sometimes you can go back. It just helps if you’ve recently won
a silver medal.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Thousands of miles from Beijing’s medal stand, Olympic silver medalist Lacey Nymeyer found herself moved once again, by the welcoming efforts of Richardson Elementary’s students.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Kids marveled at a display of Nymeyer’s memorabilia, including NCAA awards and her Beijing silver medal, which sat in front of the assembly.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Before Richardson’s opening ceremonies, Lacey Nymeyer signs autographs for sixth-grader Laura McGeary (left) and fifth-grader Sierra Rodriguez.
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