Author: Mike Alongi

Sports & Leisure

An Olympian holds court

She calls it “The Gigi Method,” and tennis players got an on-court tutorial in early August at the Nahant Tennis Club with former two-time Olympic gold medalist and 17-time major winner in doubles tennis Gigi Fern√°ndez. “It was an awesome day from start to finish,” said Andrea Gogolos, who is on the Board of Directors […]

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Swampscott native caught first glimpse of a star

Kim Hughes-Floutsakos remembers the first time she met NBA superstar Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo.  It was 2001 and the Swampscott native was teaching English in a suburban Athens private school called Athens College, and all of a sudden one of the male faculty members walked into her classroom with a tall, skinny 7-year-old. “Giannis […]

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