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The Pressure of the Country is on the shoulders of Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Dat Nguyen

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Truong-Named C-USA Volleyball Co-Player Of The Week

Truong a 5'9 setter from Palmdale, CA was chosen along Cincinati's Julie Dupont after both players led their squads to a 2-0 league mark last weekend. Against UAB, Truong posted her 100th carreer ace, while also tallying 16 digs, five total blocks and two service aces. For the weekend she averaged 13.12 assists per game, while adding 6 service aces and 21 digs... more
A Biography of Master Dang Thong Phong_
There is a will, there is a way.....
Aikido: 6th Dan
Judo: 5th Dan
Taekwondo: 6th Dan

Sensei Phong was inducted into the World Martial Arts Organisation's Hall Of Fame in Costa Mesa, California 1977..
He also the founder of the Aikido Tenshinkai federation
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Most Oustanding Rookie of The Year, Atlantic 10 -Thuy Nguyen- Saint Joseph's University

Nguyen earned Most Oustanding Rookie Performer honors at the 2003 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championships on Feb 22 after winning the 500m with a time of 1:16.82...
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Dennis Phan wins his first Junior Grand Prix Medal
"Representing the U.S. in international competitions is a great privilege"
Phan said " This is what I have wanted to do for years. There are so many talented skaters in the United States, and I am just happy to be one of the katers on team USA" more

City of Indio declares Feb 10  " Dennis Phan Day"
" It feels really good to know that all my hard work has paid off" Phan sais: "Knowing that (the city) believes in me helps my skating. It gives me confidence to know that I an do it" more
2003 US Junior men's Champion Dennis Phan
Phan began skating at the age of 8 after his mom took him skating... he says that skating is a great way of to escape the desert heat... his mom and coach have had the greatest impact on his kating career with their continual support.... his favorite part of figure skating is going to the competitions..... more
Gold Rush

Dennis Phan didn't have huge expextations going into 2003 U.S. National Championships. He finished eighth 2001 and ninth in 2002 Junior Men. more
Funny Stuff
Sensei Dang Thong Phong
NFL stirs Asian youth's Ambition
By Dong Phuong Nguyen, Times Staff Writer

The restaurant ceratinly isn't something they want their son Tony, to take over someday. They hope he will seek out a profession that offers status, money and stability. Like traditional Asian parents, that means becoming a doctor, dentist or pharmacist. But a football player?...
While the number of Asians participating in college and professional is still small, athletes like Dat Nguyen are breaking barrier...
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Dat Nguyen
Nguyen receives second A-10 Rookie of the Week

Philadelphia- 2/3/03- Fresham Thuy Nguyen garners her second A-10 Rookie of the Week citation of the season after posting an ECAC championship qualifying  time of 1:16.51 in the 500 m at the National Open at Penn State, tops in the Conference this season.
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Books for Sale
The Unwanted by
Kien Nguyen/
$ 5.00
Catfish & Mandal by
Andrew Pham /
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