Stories tagged: track and field
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
North Central’s girls racked up 134 points to share the 3A girls portion of the meet with Kamiakin. Mt. Spokane placed fourth with 85.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Names of the Spokane area’s most-decorated leapers litter the pages of the WIAA’s track and field record book, some marks more recent than others.
UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Eighteen years after making a long and stressful trek to a Miami orphanage, Laurinda Burch points out the similarities between her and her oldest son.
Fri., May 10, 2019, 11:44 p.m.
The league’s 4A and 3A district-qualifying meets at CV serve a spectrum of purposes for coaches and athletes, but there’s one they all share: punching a ticket to Richland.
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
It wasn’t the best 3,200-meter time of Central Valley senior Ryan Kline’s decorated career, but it was good enough for him to claim another Greater Spokane League district-qualifying title.
Thu., May 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
At the start of every spring season, Central Valley girls track coach Geoff Arte posts a list of every athlete to have been part of the program since the 2010 …
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Molly McCormick has gripped a Greater Spokane League trophy each of the last four years.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
Longtime track and field coach Linda Lanker jokes that her paychecks are deposited into her gas tank, not her bank account.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
When it comes to one of the oldest sport we have – track and field – we have a long tradition of keeping records down to fractions of a second.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Before Eastern Washington record-breaking leaper Keshun McGee flies into the sand pit at Roos Field, he sinks his track spikes into the school’s famed red turf to get there.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 1:36 p.m.
Caster Semenya has won the last top-level women’s 800 meter race before track and field introduces contentious new testosterone rules that could shape the rest of her career. The Olympic …
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Bridget Rieken could have gone Division I in any of the three sports she plays at Lake City. But the opportunity to play in the Pac-12 and stay relatively close …
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 4:13 p.m.
Olympic sensation Caster Semenya has been dealt another setback. Track and field’s governing body says it plans to enforce its new rules on testosterone levels in female runners more widely …
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 1:32 p.m.
The sports world is dealing with an issue that goes well beyond the fate of Olympic runner Caster Semenya: How to eliminate discrimination while ensuring that competitions are fair. A …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
Three years after the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Olympic athlete Angela Whyte said she still remembers the controversy surrounding Caster Semenya. While she and her teammates heard …
Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Ignoring the genetic gifts that are in the makeup of all elite athletes, the top court for world sport issues a shameful verdict against South African champion Caster Semenya.
Wed., May 1, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
The case involving South African runner Caster Semenya is one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law.
Wed., May 1, 2019, 8:16 a.m.
Caster Semenya was only a teenager in 2009 when she caused such a stir with her performances on the track that world championship organizers decided to perform sex verification tests …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:17 p.m.
A ruling by the sports world’s highest court that female runners with unusually high testosterone must take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone to compete could …
Sat., April 27, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Roundup of Saturday’s prep track & field action from across Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 12:01 a.m.
Had Becky Nelson been born just a decade later, we just might be celebrating her as an Olympic athlete.
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Ferris jumper Cole Omlin, Lewis and Clark sprinter Samiah Kuntz, Mt. Spokane pole vaulter Hana Hill, North Central sensation Elisa Tosseto and Central Valley sprinter Zach Jongeward are among the …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
One thing you learn early on about sports is that the box score never, ever tells you the whole story. Neither does the record book.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
Jordyn Hutchinson won the hammer toss and shot put as Mead won both team titles at the Mooberry Relays hosted by Rogers High School on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
Former Olympic and three-time world champion Asbel Kiprop of Kenya was banned for four years for testing positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO after his claim that urine samples might …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Second-year Rogers coach Brent Palmer has had the chore of cultivating interest in a traditionally lean track and field program.
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Allie Janke won the 3,200-meter race and the North Central girls finished fourth out of 54 teams with 31 points at the 58th annual Pasco Invitational at Edgar Brown Stadium …
Thu., April 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
There are some track-and-field events a normal person can picture doing.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Using her tall frame and long, fluid stride, Allie Janke recently ran a career-best 4 minutes, 51.48 seconds at the Eastmont Twilight Invitational, 4 seconds faster than her state championship …