Coffee Time: Rising Star Gymnastics takes over KOVE; fills us in on their recent performance at states

(Lander, WY) – 1330 KOVE AM / 107.7 FM’s Coffee Time host Vince Tropea recently chatted with coach Cami Hammond and a few of the gymnasts from Rising Star Gymnastics.

These girls could NOT keep a straight face for long. h/t Vince Tropea photo

Hammond and her team had a stellar showing at the state competition in Cheyenne, where she was named USA Gymnastics Association, Region 3 coach of the year, and a few of her girls even qualified for Regionals in Texas, on April 30th.

Cami brought along a few of the kiddos who competed, and they all shared what their experience was like competing, and what’s in store next.


Cami provided the following stats from her team’s state performance:

Level 6 (Team took 2nd overall): Aleigha 2nd- bars, 4th all around; Savannah 1st- bars, 3rd- beam, 3rd- all-around; Brooklyn all around 10th.

Level 5 (Team took 2nd overall): Jojo Olsson Vault -2nd, Beam – 3rd, Floor – 4th, Bars – 6th, All around – 5th; Charlie McDonald 5th vault, 2nd bars, 5th beam, 5th floor, 3rd all around; Gracie Asbell 2nd on Bars and Vault, 3rd on beam, 6th on floor, and 5th on all around. 

Level 4 (Team took 3rd overall): Tessa Taylor 1st on bars, beam, floor 1st all-around; Kali Garcia 2nd Vault 

Level 3: Molly Vault- 13th, Bars- 1st State champion , Beam- 11th, Floor- 4th, all around- 9th; Nora Kitchen Vault – 9.05, Bars – 8.65, Beam – 8.75, Floor – 8.6; Hailey Marshall Floor – 8.7, Vault – 9.0, Bars – 8.475, Beam – 8.85, all around 6th; Alayna Blackburn  4th over all, 2nd Beam, 5th floor & bars, 9th on Vault.

Hammond also provided the following pictures from the state competition.


Check out the full Coffee Time interview with Hammond and the girls below.

Be sure to tune in to Coffee Time every morning at 8:00 AM on 1330 KOVE AM / 107.7 FM, or stream it live right here.

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