Claressa Shields

Olympic gold medal winner Claressa Shields. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Local Olympian To Be Honored By Flint Community Schools

The Flint Community Schools will honor 17-year-old Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields at a celebration Sept. 15.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: U.S. Olympian Clarissa Shields (C) presents her coaches Jason Crutchfield (L) and Ed Kendall with the Order of Ikkos medal during their visit to the USA House at the Royal College of Art on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)

Olympic Boxing Champion, 17, Gets Capitol Welcome

Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields remains in the spotlight Wednesday, when state legislators welcome her to the Michigan Capitol.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2012

Claressa Shields returns to Flint from London Olympics a gold medal winner. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

17-Year-Old Olympic Gold Medal Winner: “I Can’t Believe It”

Flint native Claressa Shields returned home to a cheering crowd after becoming the first female middleweight gold medalist at the Olympic games in London.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012

Claressa Shields of the USA (R) celebrates defeating Nadezda Torlopova of Russia to win gold during the women's boxing Middleweight of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 9, 2012 in London.  (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Claressa Shields Is Olympic Champion

Flint’s Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women’s boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

Claressa Shields of the USA is declared winner on points over Anna Laurell of Sweden in the women's Middleweight boxing quarterfinals of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 6, 2012 in London. (Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Fans Celebrate Flint Teen’s Olympic Boxing Semifinals Win

Boxing fans in Flint have something to celebrate, after 17-year-old local Claressa Shields won her bout in the Olympic Boxing semifinals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012