Lindsey Green

Sam Mikulak takes national gymnastics title; will Danell Leyva, John Orozco make worlds team?

Leave a comment

HARTFORD, Conn. — Sam Mikulak, Big 10 all-around champion, NCAA all-around champion, is now United States all-around champion. The University of Michigan star cruised at the U.S. gymnastics championship, winning the the two-day event comfortably Sunday.Mikulak seemed on auto-pilot early, turning in near carbon copies of his dominating performances from Friday’s opening night at the [more]

Simone Biles hangs on for U.S. gymnastics national title over Kyla Ross; McKayla Maroney impresses

1 Comment

HARTFORD, Conn. — Simone Biles won silver on all four individual events at the U.S. gymnastics championships, but the tiny 16-year-old earned gold in the standings that mattered most.Biles, of Spring, Texas, took the U.S. all-around crown over Olympian Kyla Ross by two tenths of a point, 120.45 to 120.25, after two days of competition. [more]

Sam Mikulak leads after first night of men’s competition at U.S. gymnastics championships

1 Comment

California-born Sam Mikulak, or “Hollywood,” as he’s better known to his Olympic teammates, took charge at the U.S. gymnastics championships in Hartford, Conn., on Friday.Mikulak, 20, grabbed the lead in the second of six rotations and never relinquished it, finishing the first of two nights of competition with 91.65 points, nearly a three-point lead over [more]