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In the News!

Additional Information

    Over our 30+ years of History at Erie Gymnastics Center, we've had tons on Newsworthy stories.  Whether it was one of our top Team Lightning Athletes taking Gold at the Championships or an "Economic Impact" story about attracting thousands of gymnast to Erie for our annual Stars & Stripes Gymnastics Invitational, we've had our fair share of coverage.


    Thirty years ago technology was much different for everyone - including the Media.  Back in our infancy 30 years ago, to preserve the story, we cut our Newspaper articles and scrap-booked them in Photo albums.  To catch a TV interview or story, we tried to tape it off the news on a VCR.

  

   Looking back now, I wish we would have preserved some of those great stories for "Legacy" and sentimental reasons.  At any rate, this page is an attempt to  post our most recent Headlines and lionize some of our legendary athletes. 


Enjoy 

TV Interview

Doug Pershun - Meet Director doing a live interview at the 2017 Stars & Stripes Coed Invitational.

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2017 Stars & Stripes Media

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National Award - 'Sports Destination Magazine'

  

December 13, 2016: Sports Destination Management “Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism”. (https://www.sportsdestinations.com/sdm-issue/novemberdecember-2016-8766)

Stars & Stripes -Erie Times News

 January 9, 2017: Erie Times-News ”Your Week in 5: Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational” (http://www.goerie.com/news/20170109/need-to-know-week-ahead-in-and-around-erie

"Tumblin Time" - Erie Times News

  January 12, 2017: Erie Times-News Showcase “Tumblin’ Time” (http://www.goerie.com/entertainmentlife/20170112/eries-stars-and-stripes-invitational-returns-this-weekend)

WICU - Erie News Now Sunrise - LIVE

 January 13, 2017: WICU “Erie News Now Sunrise: LIVE from the Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational” (http://www.erienewsnow.com/clip/13026600/stars-and-stripes-gymnastics-returns-to-the-bayfront-convention-center

Stars & Stripes - Photo Gallery

 January 13, 2017: GoErie.com “Stars and Stripes Photo Gallery” (http://www.goerie.com/photogallery/PA/20170113/NEWS/113009997/PH/1

...Boosts Local Economy

 January 13, 2017: WICU “Gymnastics Invitational Boosts Local Economy” (http://www.erienewsnow.com/story/34256996/gymnastics-invitational-boosts-local-economy

Front Page - Gymnasts Flip for Weekend Event

 January 14, 2017: Erie Times-News “1,700 Gymnasts Compete in Stars and Stripes Invitational” (http://www.goerie.com/news/20170113/1700-gymnasts-compete-in-stars--stripes-invitational) *Article on front page of local section, teaser on main front page “Gymnasts Flip for Weekend Event” 

Live from Stars & Stripes

 January 14, 2017: WICU “Erie News Now Weekend Sunrise: LIVE from Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational” (link not available) 

WJET - Economy

 January 14, 2017: JET24 “Gymnastics Event Pumps Money into Erie” (http://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/gymnastics-event-pumps-money-into-erie/640659231#.WH4mIVup-Yg.facebook

Erie Times - Stars & Stripes Photos

January 15, 2017: Erie Times-News “Stars and Stripes Photos” (http://www.goerie.com/photogallery/PA/20170114/SPORTS/114009997/PH/1) (page C5 of Sports Section)

SportsBlitz - w/ Gary Drapcho - Sports Talk Show

January 8, 2017: Erie News Now “Sunday SportsBlitz with Gary Drapcho: Doug Pershun, Stars and Stripes Gymnastics” (Link not available)