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Springfield's Emily Scott goes for gold in final Olympics skate Tuesday

Published On: Feb 17 2014 02:02:39 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 17 2014 03:41:17 PM CST
(img22)Emily Scott Final


Springfield native Emily Scott has one more chance to earn a medal at the Olympics in Sochi.

Scott will begin her quest for a medal in the women's short track 1000 meters Tuesday morning.  She will compete in Heat No. 2.  It starts at 3:30 a.m.  If she advances, she will skate in the quarterfinals on Friday morning.

The Hillcrest High School grad crashed in the finals of the 1500 meters Saturday morning.  She finished fifth.  Scott failed to qualify for the semi finals in the 500 meters.