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Post-flu Bears team rarin’ to run

Dennis McGuire has spent the past couple months deeply involved with health care. The Central Valley High School girls cross-country coach has nursed his young athletes through a season-long outbreak …


Johnston leads latest NC success

“Being on the tightrope is living. Everything else is waiting.” – Karl Wallenda That statement, by the patriarch of a high-wire family, is one quoted by coach Jon Knight as …


Preview: State cross country

Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course, Pasco 2B/1B girls, 10 a.m.


Bresson’s vision, hard work revives youth cross country

Spokane Public Schools elementary youngsters began running against each other again because a marathon runner went the extra mile. The district in 2003-04 quit providing transportation for five elementary sports …


Washington preps: Runners chart course for Pasco

In many ways, these are the most important races of the season for area cross country runners. All the work and all the racing this fall has pointed state hopefuls …


Cross country: Helbling, Gomez lead regional field

Lake City senior long-distance standout C.J. Helbling returned Thursday. Helbling was physically present at the 5A Region I cross country meet, but he still struggled with a quad injury that …


Sport change suits Shadle’s Chandler

Success tends to follow wherever Chelsea Chandler travels. The Shadle Park athlete considers basketball her forte. As a sophomore, she was among the team scoring leaders when the Highlanders placed …


Saxons edge Indians

There was something for everyone when Ferris won the war and North Central’s Ben Johnston won the battle Wednesday to determine the Greater Spokane League boys cross country champion. Ferris’ …


Prep notebook: Knight’s daughter a secret no longer

It is common for high school freshmen to have immediate impact in girls cross country. This year is no exception. The intent for one, Katie Knight – daughter of North …


Nonprofit restarts running programs

On a windy fall afternoon, dozens of children ran, shouting and laughing, across the lawn at Westview Elementary School, enjoying an exuberant game of tag. The kids had been separated …


Shadle girls display depth

Saving themselves for Saturday, Shadle Park’s girls cross country runners nonetheless showed why they are the Greater Spokane League favorites. Running in pairs, the Highlanders turned in a three-tiered romp …


Ferris senior distance runner learns from past races

Last spring, Ferris distance runner Adam Thorne became the talk of state track when he blazed to a large lead after a lap of the 3,200-meter run, only to be …


Doohan guides Bullpups to win

Individual winner Alicia Doohan (21 minutes, 14 seconds for 3 miles) led Gonzaga Prep’s girls to victory Wednesday during a four-way Greater Spokane League season-opening cross country meet at Liberty …


Cross Country Boys

Top GSL returners Adam Thorne, Ferris; Allan Schroeder, Mt. Spokane; Nathan Weitz, Shadle Park; Ben Johnston, NC; Alexander Avila, NC; Casey Adams, NC; Kenji Bierig, LC.


Cross country Girls

Top GSL returners Baylee Mires, Mead; Andrea Nelson, Shadle Park; Alicia Doohan, Gonzaga Prep; Molly Cole, Mt. Spokane; Sarah Craig, Mt. Spokane; Alison Keenan, LC; Madi Barnes, CV; Katie Morris, …


Ferris, NC boys lead pack at invite

For the better part of the third Tracy Walters Invitational boys cross country race, it was difficult to determine which of five teams was in control. On the final lap, …


Area Teams Rule The Roost Ev’s Girls, Boys Earn State Spots

1. East Valley’s Melanie Frostad rises to the task Tuesday, leading twin sister Melissa and the Knights to the regional title. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review 2. Frostad 3. Tenforde


Area Teams Rule The Roost Mott, Hawkins Take Home Titles

1. Hawkins 2. Mott


Spokane’s Brady Runs For Redemption At Cda Marathon

The 23rd mile decided victory for Mark Tarr of Columbia Falls, Mont., in the 1994 Coeur d’Alene Marathon. Tarr and rival Mark Brady of Spokane are expected to battle again …