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Student-Athlete of the Week: Mia Curry

Series: Student-Athlete of the Week | Story 17

November 13, 2019

Jocelyn Rowley

Sophomore Mia Curry claimed the Class 4A state all-around title at the gymnastics championships on Nov. 8.

It may have lacked the life-and-death drama of Captain Ahab's pursuit of Moby Dick across the ocean, but Mia Curry's quest to add a Tsukahara vault to her routine and qualify for the state all-around competition may have been as single-minded. Luckily, the affable 10th-grader also escaped Ahab's watery fate, and instead earned a trip to the top of the Class 4A gymnastics podium.

"Last year, I only did three events at state, and I wanted to come out here doing all-around, but I didn't want to do a 'safe' all-around, I wanted to add new skills and work my hardest," the sophomore said after co...

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