Planning and Prowess Pay Off at McKinney Creek

Planning and Prowess Pay Off at McKinney Creek

Excerpt from Snowball’s Chance by David C. Antonucci Photo Credits 01 – Chief of Course Wendall Broomhall (l) and Chief of Race C. Allison Merrill. Courtesy Wendall Broomhall. 02 – Map showing Olympic cross-country trails and shooting ranges at McKinney Creek...
Olympic Village – A Transformation

Olympic Village – A Transformation

Excerpt from Snowball’s Chance by David C. Antonucci Photo Credits 01 – Aerial view of Olympic Village and athlete center. Photo by Bill Briner. 02 – Alpine race courses shown on current ski area map, courtesy of Squaw Valley USA. 03 – View of the jumping hill from...
The Bid – An Olympic Upset

The Bid – An Olympic Upset

Excerpt from Snowball’s Chance by David C. Antonucci Photo Credits 01 Rendering prepared for the hosting bid, courtesy Wendall Broomhall. 02 Jo Marillac, courtesy Squaw Valley. 03 Squaw Valley Ski Area base in the mid-1950s. Photo by Bill Briner. Reno had done it; why...

Olympic speedskater Jeanne Ashworth dies at age 80

Ashworth, an Olympic medalist speedskater, died October 4. WILMINGTON – This area, the world of winter sports and friends and family, lost an important person this month. Jeanne Chesley Ashworth, an Olympic medalist speedskater and former Wilmington town supervisor,...