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Plenty of gymnastic changes of Reighards 28 years a coach

Gymnastics head coach Jerry Reighard is entering his 28th season with Central Michigan and he has seen plenty of change during his tenure. “Recruiting was almost non-existent when I came here.” Reighard said. “I remember distinctively when I came in […]
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Freshmen set to make an impact for gymnastics

Gymnastics is different than most college sports teams that rely heavily on seniors and upperclassmen. In gymnastics, youth rules since athletes put such a strain on joints it ends up taking a toll. Collegiate teams all across the country are […]
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Gymnastics team travels to Bowling Green for MAC opener

Gymnastics head coach Jerry Reighard isn’t looking forward to the four hour bus ride awaiting his team Saturday. The Central Michigan gymnastics team will travel to Bowling Green to compete in its first Mid-American Conference meet at 6 p.m. “In […]
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Freshman all-around Brittany Petzold performs her floor routine during the Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday afternoon at McGurik Arena. Petzold received a score of 9.825 on the floor and an all-around score of 39.125. (Paige Calamari/Staff Photographer)

Gymnastics opens the season dominating competition

On the day Central Michigan gymnastics returning athletes received their Mid-American Conference title rings from last year they opened this year’s season by dominating the competition. The Chippewas won events early and often, finishing with a final score of 192.525. […]
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Freshman all-around Brittany Petzold performs her floor routine during the Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday afternoon at McGurik Arena. Petzold received a score of 9.825 on the floor and an all-around score of 39.125. (Paige Calamari/Staff Photographer)

Gymnastics looking for high score to climb rankings in opening meet

Central Michigan gymnastics begins its season by hosting Centenary College, Wisconsin-La Crosse and Wisconsin Eau Claire 1 p.m. Sunday at the CMU events center. Sophomore Brittany Petzhold believes the team will be ready after getting some athletes back from injury. […]
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Gymnastics hosts first “Tumble Craze”

The Central Michigan gymnastics team will be hosting the first ever “tumble craze” event on Sunday Nov. 20 inside McGuirk Arena. Tumble craze is similar to “midnight madness” a popular college basketball event. The goal is to gain enthusiasm for […]
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CM Life gymnastic athlete of the year: Andrea de la Garza

All-around gymnast Andrea de la Garza made her impact on the squad quickly upon arriving on campus. She won the all-around competition in the Mid-American Conference championships (39.125), de la Garza, would be CMU’s top scorer in 21 events throughout […]
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Mistakes cost Central Michigan gymnastics in NCAA regional

Small mistakes cost the No. 25 ranked Central Michigan gymnastics team on Saturday as it finished sixth in the Tuscaloosa, Ala., region, failing to qualify for the NCAA nationals. Ending the meet with a 195.075, the Chippewas, the fifth seed […]
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Central Michigan gymnastics prepares for NCAA regionals

After 240 individual runs, 23 wins and countless hours in the gymnasium, the 2011 season boils down to possibly one more meet for the women’s gymnastics team. With all of that emphasis on their upcoming NCAA regional meet, one would […]
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Reighard excited about regional draw, says team has opportunity to qualify for nationals

The Central Michigan gymnastics program for a third consecutive season will compete in the NCAA Regional Tournament. The NCAA announced pairings Monday afternoon, sending the 25th-ranked Chippewas to Tuscaloosa, Ala., on April 2 for a regional that features three Top-25 […]
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Gymnastics paired in Alabama NCAA regional

The 25th-ranked Central Michigan gymnastics team will travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala., on April 2 to compete at the NCAA Regional Championships, the NCAA announced Monday. Awarded the No. 5 seed, the Chippewas will compete against No. 2 Alabama, No. 11 […]
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