Stories tagged: track and field
Fri., June 22, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Noah Lyles, Aleia Hobbs claim 100 titles at U.S. outdoors
Noah Lyles won a thrilling 100-meter final Friday at the USATF Outdoor national championships, becoming the youngest title-holder in the event in 34 years. The 20-year-old Lyles finished in a …
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State parts ways with swimming coach Tom Jager
Washington State University Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Friday that the university and seven-year swimming coach Tom Jager have mutually agreed to part ways.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Area roundup: WSU’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson finishes sixth in NCAA heptathlon.
Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson placed fifth in the 800 with a time of 2:15.69 and finished sixth overall in the heptathlon at the NCAA Division I Track and Field outdoor …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Area roundup: WSU’s Kaile Keefe runs lifetime best, just misses NCAA finals
Keefe ran a lifetime-best 4 minutes, 15.39 seconds in a semifinal heat of the 1500-meter run at History Hayward Field, finishing sixth. The top five advance to Saturday’s final.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
Mead grad Andrew Gardner reaches finals at NCAA track and field championships
Gardner, one of four local men who competed at the NCAA meet Wednesday, finished ninth overall (8:41.48) in the men’s steeplechase and will compete for a medal in Friday’s final.
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State distance runners Chandler Teigen, Kaili Keefe qualify for NCAA Championships
Washington State 1,500-meter runners Chandler Teigen and Kaili Keefe qualified for the NCAA Championships Saturday during the third and final day of the NCAA West Regional track and field meet …
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
State 4A track and field: Lewis and Clark’s girls tweak little things for relay championship
Don Hilsendeger was getting a little annoyed with all of the tiny things keeping his Lewis and Clark squad from gapping the fractions of seconds needed to best Tahoma.
Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
State 3A track and field: Shadle Park’s Tony Pizzillo wins one event, places second in two others
Tony Pizzillo expressed a little bit of “what if” when reflecting the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s State 3A track and field championships.
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
State 2A track and field: Charles Johnson wins four titles, helps Cheney take home boys team crown
Just minutes after winning his fourth state championship event, Charles Johnson was only thinking of doughnuts. Tasty treats are a bit of a vice for the stellar senior sprinter from …
Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
State 1A, 2B, 1B girls track and field: Ashley Sande of St. George’s finishes stellar career with four titles
Ashley Sande put a fitting bow on the end of a stellar sprint career.
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
State 1A, 2B, 1B boys track and field: Riverside’s Ben Shaw wins two more events on final day
Ben Shaw’s fun was spread out at the State 1A, 2B, 1B track and field championships.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State’s Stephanie Cho qualifies for NCAA track and field championships
Washington State’s Stephanie Cho qualified for the NCAA Championships on Friday by setting a personal best in the women’s 400-meter hurdles during the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, California.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
State 3A, 2A track and field: Shadle Park’s Caleb Johnson unleashed season-best throw to win 3A discus title
Caleb Johnson knew there were small things in his technique he needed to perfect to come close to the distances required in his tosses to claim a state championship.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
State 1A, 2B, 1B girls track and field: Valley Christian’s Julia Hayes earns pair of second-place finishes
Seconds never tasted any better for Julia Hayes. The Valley Christian junior finished according to seed Friday at the State 1A, 2B, 1B track and field championships at Eastern Washington …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
State 4A track and field: Samara Nelson claims girls shot put title; Shamrock Campbell wins triple jump
There’s a chance Samara Nelson could have had a huge case of “fear of missing out” in March when she watched the Central Valley girls basketball team claim the title …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
State 1A, 2B, 1B boys track and field: Lakeside’s Zach Annanie claims third straight javelin title
The end to the day wasn’t as good as the start for Zach Annanie on Friday. The Lakeside senior wasn’t overly disappointed, though.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Athletes ready for final Pre at historic Hayward Field
Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega takes Friday night’s two-mile race at the Prefontane Classic, which continues Saturday. South Africa’s Caster Semenya is preparing to defend her 800-meter title at the Pre amid …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State’s Chandler Teigen moves on in men’s 1,500 meters
Washington State’s Chandler Teigen qualified for Saturday’s quarterfinal in the men’s 1,500 meters during the NCAA West Preliminary track and field meet Thursday in Sacramento, California.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
4A, 3A, 2A state track and field: Pullman’s Mayyi Mahama easily wins state title in girls discus
Mayyi Mahama couldn’t look. She had little reason to be nervous, but she still couldn’t fight off the emotional jitters.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
1A, 2B, 1B state track and field: Ben Shaw of Riverside wins 1A boys 1,600
Roundup of Thursday’s prep small school state track and field championships at Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
Prep track and field: St. George’s sprinter Ashley Sande nears finish line of stellar career
Everything is coming to a sprint finish for Ashley Sande.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Area roundup: Community Colleges of Spokane’s Micaela Kostecka wins 800 meters at conference championships
Community Colleges of Spokane’s Micaela Kostecka (Mt. Spokane High) won the women’s 800-meter run and placed second in the 1,500 as the Northwest Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships wrapped …
Tue., May 22, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Prep track and field: Central Valley’s Samara Nelson aims for state titles, school records
The three to four trips to Rathdrum each week for practice, beginning last summer through the winter, and the countless repetitions have positioned Central Valley thrower Samara Nelson to go …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
GSL track and field: Central Valley, Lewis and Clark girls share district title
To finish tied in a Greater Spokane League track and field dual is rare. To do the same thing in the District 8 4A meet – well, it’s unheard of.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Track and field playoffs: Nathan Berglund wins twice at 1A championships
Roundup of Friday’s prep track and field action from across the region.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Prep track and field notebook: Post Falls’ Tyler Trengove inspired by high jump legend
To be a successful high jumper, Post Falls junior Tyler Trengove has learned how to flop. The Fosbury Flop, to be specific.
Sun., May 13, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Freshman Moldau first Cougar to win conference pole vault title since 1964
Washington State freshman Sander Moldau won the men’s pole vault Sunday at the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships in Stanford, California
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Area roundup: Local runners Andrew Gardner, Tanner Anderson place second at Pac-12 Championships
Distance runners with local connections produced runner-up finishes Saturday during the opening day of the Pac-12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Stanford, California.
Fri., May 11, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
Track and field playoffs: League championships were in full swing, headlined by the Greater Spokane League
Roundup of Friday’s prep track and field playoff action from across the region.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Area roundup: Eastern Washington sprinters thrive at Big Sky Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Eastern Washington senior Rebecca Tarbert won the women’s 100-meter run and EWU’s men captured the 400 relay as the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up in …