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‘Mom made me do it': Spring Valley discus thrower vying for spot in 2024 Paris Olympics

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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When Laulauga Tausaga-Collins, who goes by "Lagi", convinced her mom to send her to Mount Miguel High School at the start of her freshman year so she could hang out with her cousins, it came with a non-negotiable requirement: play a high school sport. Tausaga-Collins played indoor volleyball and basketball but hated all of the running. By the spring of her freshman year, however, she would find a perfect fit in track and field. "I sat with the head coach at the time and I was like 'I'm not running'...

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