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With 24 hours to go until the Olympics arrive at that great old stadium in Glasgow's south side Hawks coach Mike Blackie is gearing up for his dental duties at the Olympic Boxing

Staying with the Olympic connections theme the news desk was contacted by ex Hawk Ally Maclay now residing and playing in Hong Kong confirming that the president of the HK union Brian Stevenson has been appointed as a team attach for the Olympics due to his service to sport in the region

Strangely in his rugby playing days with Hills Brian played on the wing outside a certain George Blackie, Mikes father

Brian who was a useful athlete in his younger days competing often at Scotstoun and he recently met up with Ross Miller at the HK Sevens

It's not just Mike that is getting geared up but also Glasgow Academy's Laura Bartlett who currently plays for Reading and is a member of the GB Women's Hockey Squad

Meanwhile twice Olympian Hockey player Rhona Simpson has taken up a teaching appointment in the P E Department of Glasgow Academy

The most impressive Olympian with Old ANNIESLAND connections is swimmer Alison Sheppard former Glasgow High pupil who competed in no fewer than five Olympics stretching from 1988 to 1994 Seoul Barcelona Atlanta Sydney Athens

It doesnt end there as former Hawk, Ally Little is Physio at the English Institute of Sport and is looking after the British Gymnastics Team and former Glasgow High girl, Imogen Bankier is competing in the badminton i

This article was originally posted on 24-Jul-2012, 09:16 by Hugh Barrow.

Last updated by Hugh Barrow on 24-Jul-2012, 11:

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