Allison Schmitt

Allison Schmitt (Getty Images/Clive Rose)

2012: Michigander’s Bring Home Gold, Real Estate Values Up, Tigers Beat Yanks For Title

DETROIT (WWJ) – Sometimes a look back at the year can just be brutal but Michigan had some real bright spots and ‘pull at the heartstring’ uplifting stories this past year. Let’s take a stroll […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

Allison Schmitt - Olympic gold medal winner. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Hundreds Gather To Welcome Home Olympic Gold Medal Winner

Allison Schmitt said she never expected to win gold but she returned home from the Olympics in London sporting five medals; three of them gold.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: U.S. Olympian Allison Schmitt visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)

Canton Olympian’s Dad: ‘We Never Expected This To Happen’

After watching his daughter, Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt, compete in the London games, Canton resident Ralph Schmitt is still in awe of the experience.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Peter Vanderkaay of the United States celebrates with his bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the Men's 400m Freestyle on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Two Local Swimmers Medal On Day 1 At 2012 Olympics

Two metro-area swimmers have medaled on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Center.