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The Olympics have ended for Blake Gailen. The Lancaster Barnstormers outfielder and his teammates on Team Israel went 1-4 in the Olympic baseball tournament.
The U.S. baseball team opened Olympic play Friday with an 8-1 win over Israel.
A hit batter with the bases loaded forced in the wining run in South Korea's 6-5, 10-inning win vs. Israel in the first Olympic game for both teams.
The Lancaster Barnstormers' Blake Gailen is participating in the Tokyo Olympics. The outfielder is a member of the Israel baseball team.
Lancaster archer Casey Kaufhold completed her Olympic competition going 1-1 in the women's individual event Tuesday night EDT.
After a schedule change due to the weather, Lancaster County archer Casey Kaufhold resumes her Olympic competition tonight in the women's individual event. The 17-year-old Conestoga Valley High School student will take on Spain's Ines de Velasco in the round of 64.
American swimmer Becca Meyers has pulled out of the Paralympics because the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee won't permit her mother to accompany her to Tokyo as a personal care assistant, according to the Associated Press.
Casey Kaufhold begins her quest for an Olympic medal tonight (Friday morning in Japan) at the Tokyo Games. The Lancaster County native will start by competing in the women's individual qualifying round.
Editor's note: This story originally ran in July of 2019.
The first half of the 2021 season did not go as Cam Gallagher would have liked. But things are looking up.
On July 7, 1964, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Johnny Callison hit a three-run, walk-off homer to give the National League a 7-4 victory over the American League in the All-Star game.
Jessica Springsteen, daughter of rock superstar Bruce Springsteen, is headed to the Tokyo Olympics. Jessica will be one of four members of the U.S equestrian show jumping team.