Alexis Love

Sports
9:00 am
Sun June 24, 2012

Alexis Love: Murray State's Olympic Hopeful

goracers.com

Only a few Olympians have walked the halls of Murray State University in its nearly 90 year history. The rifle team has seen a handful. MSU’s shooting range is named for Pat Spurgin who won Gold in the 1984 Olympics, heading up a team of four Racer’s who competed that year. They were followed 20 years later by Morgan Hicks who also competed in the rifle competition. But outside of shooting, there has only been one other MSU Olympic athlete. Heather Samuel went to Murray State from 1991 to 1994, running and jumping for the track team. She set numerous OVC records, and she competed in the 2000 Olympics. Now, two decades after Samuel attended Murray State, another runner hopes to follow in her footsteps. Alexis Love is competing in the Olympic Trials this week in Eugene, Oregon. Gary Pitts has this peek into the training routine of MSU’s Olympic hopeful.

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Morning Cram
7:32 am
Thu June 7, 2012

the morning cram [taste of your own medicine edition]

Take that mosquitoes.

NPR reports an Australian scientist is trying to defeat dengue fever by infecting mosquitoes. It takes a very small needle, and a very steady hand.

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Sports
7:05 am
Thu June 7, 2012

MSU's Love Headed to NCAA Finals

MSU Athletics

Murray State’s Alexis Love sprinted her way into the 100 meter finals at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships yesterday evening. 

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Afternoon Update
4:54 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/29/12

C.M. Fitzpatrick United States Department of Defense

Today on NPR: The administration has created a "strange, secret trial in a way," by which it determines which suspected terrorists get marked for death, The New York Times' Scott Shane reports.

Kentucky:

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Sports
4:50 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Alexis Love Sets New Sprint Record

goracers.com

Murray State University sprinter Alexis Love broke an 18 year old school and Ohio Valley Conference record in the 200 meter run this weekend. 

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College Sports
4:20 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

MSU Student Wins NCAA Track and Field Honors

Murray State junior Alexis Love has been named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Second-Team All-America honoree for the 2012 NCAA Division I Indoor Season. Love finished 15th this past weekend in the 200-meter-dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Love is the first MSU track & field athlete to earn All-America honors since 1994.

College Sports
7:43 am
Tue March 6, 2012

MSU Student Running in NCAA Championships

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Murray State women’s track & field junior Alexis Love will be participating in the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships. Love will be running in the 200-meter dash and is the first MSU student-athlete since the early 90’s to make it to the championship. She has set two school records this season, in both the 60 and 200 meter dash, and she claimed this year’s OVC 200 meter title. The Championships are this Friday and Saturday at Boise State University in Idaho.