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Unique athletes journey to Dallas for competition

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“Push, push!” the crowd yells as Marine Corps veteran Leon Bostick lies on his back, straining his arms to lift 415-pounds of weight attached to a bench press. Mustering everything he has, Bostick extends his

Kickstart students earn black belts

Kickstart students earn black belts

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Photo: Sally Omar of Cardwell Career Preparatory Center (left) and Tina Su of Singley Academy (right) earned black belts through the district’s Kickstart program. /Courtesy Photo Two high school students in the Kickstart program recently

Cricket tournament brings family together

Cricket tournament brings family together

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Photo:  Players from Wichita, Kansas (black and red) and Corpus Christi (orange) gathered in Irving to compete in the Bhakta Cricket Tournament. /Photo by John Starkey The PanAm Cricket Team hosted the Bhakta Cricket Tournament

Judo Junior Olympics take over Irving Convention Center

Judo Junior Olympics take over Irving Convention Center

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Photo: Schmitt (blue) and Elizabeth Wright (white) battle for a top spot in their weight division during the Judo Junior Olympics. /Photo by Stephen Schmitt Judo fighters took to the mats at the 2015 USA

Men, women and muscle create unique bodybuilding community

Men, women and muscle create unique bodybuilding community

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Photo: Daniel Sullivan of Plano was the Men’s Physique Open Overall Winner in the NPC Texas Independence Day Classic national qualifier. /Photo courtesy of NPC Muscle-bound men and women strutted their stuff at the 2015

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

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Photo: Jim Bennett, Ken Walters, Bill Rutherford and Mike Phillips celebrate their induction into the Irving ISD Athletic Hall of Fame. /Photo by Teri Webster Irving ISD Hall of Fame inductees remembered their glory days

Runners work up a sweat supporting troops and their families

Runners work up a sweat supporting troops and their families

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Dallas Athletes Racing partnered with organizations that support service men and women and their families for a weekend full of races and fun. Over 4,000 runners participated in a 5k, 10k and half marathon

Flood damages to parks and city property to exceed $2 million

Flood damages to parks and city property to exceed $2 million

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Photo: As the flood waters recede, they leave behind a muddy mess at Trinity View Park. /Photo by John Starkey City of Irving crews are bracing for a massive clean-up effort after flood waters recede

Brandel Chamblee Tournament brings together local charities

Brandel Chamblee Tournament brings together local charities

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Photo: Purchasing with a purpose, ladies and gentlemen take a closer look at the silent auction items during the Brandel Chamblee Tournament kick-off event. /Photo by Teri Webster Five diverse charities – and concerned community

Local hockey player wins championship, headed to Yale

Local hockey player wins championship, headed to Yale

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Photo: From youth hockey to Yale University hockey, John Michael plays to win. /Photo courtesy of Patti Piotrowski The Sioux Falls Stampede defeated the Muskegon Lumberjacks in the 2015 United States Hockey League (USHL) Clark