Stories tagged: track and field
Fri., July 22, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year record in 100-meter hurdles
Kendra Harrison of the United States broke a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meet.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:35 a.m.
Steve Christilaw: Track teaches lessons beyond sports
Track Town, USA is heaven on earth for track fans, and it didn’t disappoint in the recent Olympic trials.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Despite injury, Usain Bolt listed on Jamaican Olympic team
Usain Bolt’s quest for more Olympic gold is back on, as expected.
Sun., July 10, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Doubled up. Allyson Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double
EUGENE, Ore. – Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule. Now, it’s her schedule that needs adjusting.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Bernard Lagat, Justin Gatlin bull their way into Olympics
A few more kids are on their way to Brazil after Saturday’s racing at the U.S. Track and Field Trials. In this case, they are 41-year-old Bernard Lagat’s son and …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Rain wreaks havoc on Olympic track and field hopefuls
Until this year, Miesha Tate seemed destined to spend her career in Ronda Rousey’s shadow. She persevered for several years as the second-best fighter in her emerging sport, twice failing …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
LaShawn Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double
LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races to be more of a lark than anything else.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
CV’s Ben Craig headed to Russia before landing at BYU
Central Valley senior Ben Craig had just finished third in the State 4A 110-meter hurdles, behind repeat champion Nick Johnson of Gonzaga Prep, when Craig approached the winner.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Youth notebook: Pair of area football standouts commit early to Oregon
It will be two more years before a pair of Inland Northwest high school football players head off to college, but they have given early commitments to one of the …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
Felix, Gatlin, Merritt book trips to Olympics
America’s Olympic mainstays, Allyson Felix, LaShawn Merritt and Justin Gatlin, are all on their way to Rio de Janeiro. With the best times in the world this year to boot.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
No celebration this time: Huddle runs hard across finish
EUGENE – Molly Huddle ran hard through the finish line this time. Didn’t matter. Nobody was going to catch her anyway. The long-distance runner who gave up the bronze medal …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Mead grad Baylee Mires excited for Olympic Trials
Baylee Mires is headed to the Olympic track and field trials hoping it’s a dry run for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
IronWood Throws Classic brings out big talent on ‘field of dreams’
Britney Henry’s start as a hammer thrower was as modest as can be, so she appreciated just how grand both the competition and the facilities were at the second IronWood …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Sprinter Gatlin not concerned by Zika
Justin Gatlin is already on his way to Rio de Janeiro and he’s not concerned about the Zika virus.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Boys State 1A/2B/1B track: Northwest Christian’s Ammon dedicates wins to best friend
Northwest Christian’s Jack Ammon ran away Saturday with two state championships. And he dedicated the wins to his best friend who was unable to run: Micah Henry.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Girls 1A/2B/1B track: St. George’s wins 2B championship, Oakesdale ties for 1B title
At the end of the State 2B girls track meet on Saturday afternoon, the St. George’s distance runners embraced something just as important as the medals:
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Girls 1A/2B/1B track: Lakeside’s Swannack soars to state high jump win
Basketball is Sienna Swannack’s first love, but track and field has a special place for the sophomore from Nine Mile Falls.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
State 1A/2B/1B boys track: Lakeside’s Annanie rides like the wind, wins 1A javelin
On a Friday with throwing conditions at Eastern Washington University that his coach called brutal, Lakeside sophomore Zach Annanie kept getting frustrated.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
College roundup: Brandon Bailey’s 17 strikeouts propel Gonzaga into next round of WCC baseball tournament winner’s bracket
Brandon Bailey struck out 17 batters in a complete-game effort, Jeffrey Bohling and Sam Brown drove in all five runs and the Gonzaga Bulldogs defeated the BYU Cougars 5-3 in …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Corey Burt best in West
Wed., May 25, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
State track and field: For West Valley’s Zechariah Herford, sprinting runs in family
For West Valley senior Zechariah Herford, speed runs in his genes.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
State track and field: Colfax senior Scout Cai poised to go for four state medals
Colfax senior Scout Cai wants to conclude her high school track and field career as a four-event state champion.
Wed., May 25, 2016
Christilaw: 400-meter runners take one for the team
Truth be told, I have always thought one of the most graceful things in the world of sports is a 300-meter hurdler running the curve. I like to position myself …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Prep track: Anderson an ironman when it comes to hurdles
During the preseason of his freshman year, Mead senior Bryan Anderson decided to give track and field a try for the first time.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
College roundup: Zags lose finale, No. 3 seed in WCC tournament
The No. 3 seed awaits Gonzaga when the Bulldogs venture to Stockton, California, for the start of the West Coast Conference baseball tournament on Thursday after dropping their regular-season finale …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Washington prep track: GSL teams, athletes shine at regionals
When Zella Conley learns how to maneuver the 300-meter hurdles, watch out.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Locally: EWU celebrates 20th anniversary of state track championships
The 2016 edition of the WIAA 1B, 2B and 1A track and field championships at Eastern Washington University Thursday-Saturday will mark the 20th anniversary of the meet in Cheney.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:51 p.m.
Idaho prep track roundup: CdA’s Leonard sets school record in winning state shot put
Coeur d’Alene junior thrower Grady Leonard put up a big throw early in the season.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Prep track roundup: Winfrey, teammates race to relay victory for Rogers
So how did the Rogers High boys 400-meter relay, ranked 34th among 3A schools, win a regional championship Friday?
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Briegan Bester left soccer to run - and run well
When Briegan Bester arrived at Central Valley High School, she was certain soccer would be the sport in which she would excel. Little did Bester know that her sporting career …