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Senior Justin Janke, one of the top cross country runners in the state, will compete for Washington State next season. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

NC standout Justin Janke headed to WSU

The best long-distance runner in Washington has decided to stay close to home. Justin Janke, who captured a State 3A cross country championship last fall while leading North Central to a record 10th straight title, has given Washington State University ...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 12, 2015

SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2015

Cross country: GU women 25th, WSU men 26th at nationals

The Gonzaga women took 25th and the Washington State men were 26th at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Saturday at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The Bulldogs, who were making their first appearance at nationals, were led by Shelby Mills, who took 82nd place after covering the 6,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 44.50 seconds.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015

Whitworth women’s cross country team gets at-large bid

The Whitworth University women’s cross country team has been selected for an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday in Winneconne, Wisconsin. Also, Chris MacMurray has been selected as an individual participant in the men’s meet. The ...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015

Cross country: Roiko leads Whitworth women to third place

Led by Kellyn Roiko’s fourth-place finish, the Whitworth women’s cross country team claimed third place at the NCAA Division III West Region Championships Saturday in Claremont, California. Roiko covered the 6,000-meter course in 21 minutes, 52.40 seconds. Her teammate, Allie Wood, took seventh in 22:08.5.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015

Cross country: Whelan, Williams lead WSU men to fourth place at NCAA West Regionals

John Whelan and Michael Williams finished second and third, respectively, and the Washington State men’s cross country team took fourth place out of 35 teams at the NCAA West Regionals at a rain-soaked Jefferson Park Golf Course Friday in Seattle. Whelan covered the 10,000-meter course in 30 minutes, 54.9 seconds and Williams finished in 31:05.4. Oregon’s Edward Cheserek claimed medalist honors with a time of 30:43.2.

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015

SATURDAY, NOV. 7, 2015

Washington State girls cross country results

1B/2B Team results 1 Ocosta 72; 2 Asotin 76; 3 NW Christian (Lacey) 87; 4 Reardan 89; 5 Liberty Bell 109; 6 NW Christian (Colbert) 123; 7 Morton White Pass 153; 8 Tri-Cities Prep 165. Individual results 1 Madison Ward ...

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Washington State boys cross country results

Boys 1B/2B Team results 1 NW Christian (Lacey) 47; 2 Nw Christian (Colbert) 106; 3 St George's 140; 4 Tri-Cities Prep, 159; 5 Asotin 161; 6 Liberty Bell 166; 7 Springdale 174; 8 Mossyrock 202; 9 Rainier 217; 10 Tonasket ...

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