The State Hornet

Armstrong deserves praise for raising funds for cancer research

State Hornet Staff

February 6, 2013

In the year 2000, my father was diagnosed with Leukemia. I was 9 years old. Nine years after that, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. On top of that, just two years ago my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.If it weren’t for the $470 million in funds raised by Lance Armstrong and his Livestrong foundati...

Livestrong bands

State Hornet Staff

November 7, 2012

On Oct. 22, an icon in the sporting world revered by millions for his dominance in cycling as well as his inspiring recovery from cancer came crashing down to earth. The International Cycling Union stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven consecutive Tour de France titles and banned him for life from th...