Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin at her first swim meet (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin Met With Some Criticism For Swimming For High School

It’s hard to determine which meant more to Missy Franklin: Meeting singer Justin Bieber backstage at a recent concert or swimming in her first high school meet of the season.

01/09/2013

US swimmer Missy Franklin reacts after winning gold and breaking the world record in the women's 200m backstroke final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.    (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Missy Franklin Weighing Whether To Swim For High School

In a year when she raced at the Olympics, Missy Franklin’s greatest stress might come from deciding whether to compete for her high school team.

11/19/2012

Missy Franklin signs her letter of intent in Aurora on Nov. 14, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin Signs To Swim For Cal

Colorado’s Missy Franklin signed a national letter of intent to swim for Cal starting next September. The Centennial resident plans to swim collegiately for two years and then turn pro before the 2016 Rio Olympics.

11/14/2012

Missy Franklin of the United States poses on the podium with the gold medal after winning the Women's 200m Backstroke Final on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 3, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Missy Franklin Picks Cal-Berkeley

Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin has announced she will attend University of California, Berkeley next year.

10/20/2012

Miss Franklin as honorary captain before the Broncos took on the Steelers on Sept. 9. (credit: CBS)

Missy Franklin Throws Out 1st Pitch At Coors Field

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin is adjusting to a new normal after winning five medals at the 2012 Games in London.

09/22/2012

Sal Zizzo of the Portland Timbers controls the ball between Martin Rivero #10 and Tony Cascio #32 of the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Sept. 5, 2012 in Commerce City, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Akpan, Cascio Score To Lead Rapids Over Timbers

With Conor Casey nursing an injury and Omar Cummings off serving with the Jamaica national team, the struggling Colorado Rapids needed some offense. Andre Akpan and Tony Cascio, two of their younger players, provided all they needed.

09/06/2012

Missy Franklin Named Honorary Broncos Captain

Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin will serve as an honorary captain and will be at midfield for the coin toss before the Denver Broncos play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.

09/04/2012

Missy Franklin sit with her schoolmates at the pep rally (credit: CBS)

High School Classmates Honor Olympic Hero Missy Franklin

Swimmer Missy Franklin just won five Olympic medals, but she’ll say the honors she received Monday meant even more because they came from schoolmates and her family.

08/27/2012

Missy Franklin at the celebration (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Olympians Get A Big Welcome Home

There was a big welcome home ceremony for Colorado’s Olympians who just got back from London as Gov. John Hickenlooper hosted a party on Saturday in their honor.

08/19/2012

Missy Franklin (credit: CBS)

Classmates, Friends Welcome Missy Franklin Home

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin says she is overwhelmed by all the support she has here in Colorado.

08/15/2012

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