Patton hoping to turn back time in London

July 22 2012

A lot of people claim to be able to defy gravity. At 34, Darvis ‘Doc’ Patton is defying time. And in a couple of weeks, Patton is hoping to defy some long odds. Patton, a Lake Highlands native and TCU graduate, will compete in his third Summer Olympic Games beginning next week in London, running in the … More

Patton puts past mishaps behind for 2012 Olympics

July 22 2012

BIRMINGHAM, England — Darvis Patton ran through his list of mishaps in the 400-meter relay, almost reliving each scene with a sense of detachment. He doesn’t dwell on those misadventures, because it will only hold him back. In three straight major meets, the sprinter nicknamed “Doc” was at the heart of the squad’s relay woes. … More

TC refinery staff to attend 2012 Olympic events

July 20 2012

TEXAS CITY — It’s not everyone who gets to attend an Olympic sporting event. Cyndi Gillie and six of her BP co-workers will attend three when the Summer Games open in London in two weeks. Gillie, a training supervisor for BP’s Texas City refinery, was among the group of workers selected to attend the games. … More

Frogs headed to the Olympics

July 19 2012

These Frogs will compete in the 2012 London Summer Games. Sarah Scherer Senior Sarah Scherer will compete in the 2012 Olympics in the women’s 10 meter air rifle event. Scherer is a NCAA Champion with many rifle honors as a part of TCU’s rifle team. Scherer shot a perfect 600 against the University of Alaska-Fairbanks … More

Powerful Team USA roster on tap for London

July 03 2012

INDIANAPOLIS – Four reigning Olympic Champions and eight current world champions highlight the Team USA roster nominated to the U.S. Olympic Committee by USA Track & Field. A roster of 127 men and women stands ready represent the U.S. in track competition August 3 – 12 in London. Notable for its depth across a range … More