Hunter Armstrong

An old sports nugget deserves to be dusted off since it is an Olympic year … and because it is one of Canton’s great stories.

Phil Hubbard won an Olympic gold medal in basketball at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. Dave Wottle sprint-kicked to gold in the 800-meter run in Munich in 1972. Boxer Ronnie Harris topped the podium at the 1968 Games in Mexico City.

Gold medals in three straight Olympics for three graduates of Canton City Schools. Cha-ching.

It might have been four for four.

9-year-old Alexa Shephard, from New Philadelphia, takes a selfie withd Hunter Armstrong during a community meet and greet, Wednesday, August 4 at Pam's Posies in Dover, Ohio.

After setting national swimming records for state-title teams at McKinley, Marty Mull

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