Stories tagged: pole vault
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
The further Isaiah Whitman gets into the season, the more grateful he becomes. This week marks the furthest point of any season for the Mead senior pole vaulter.
Wed., April 13, 2016
U-High grad Brad Walker, who holds the U.S. record for pole vault, is now coaching at WSU.
Thu., April 23, 2015
Noah Martin had himself a day to remember. The University High junior literally leaped to the top of the list of state-best marks in a pair of events in a …
Fri., April 3, 2015
Carrie Jacka wants to fly where no Mead female pole vaulter has flown before. She is well on her way. A State 4A champion last spring, she’s on the brink …
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014
With Sergei Bubka in the crowd, there was perfect symmetry as Renaud Lavillenie broke Bubka’s indoor pole vault world record in the same Ukrainian city of Donetsk more than 20 …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2012
LONDON – At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Spokane’s Brad Walker finished last after not registering a single vault in qualifying. Four years later in London, he made it through qualifying, …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012, 6:19 p.m.
LONDON – It seemed like it might be the Beijing Olympic nightmare all over again for Spokane’s Brad Walker.
Wed., June 6, 2012, 10:31 a.m.
Due to a family emergency, Eastern Washington University All-America pole vaulter Keisa Monterola will not be compete in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships today in Des Moines, Iowa.
Sat., May 26, 2012
University High School junior Jay Alexander boarded the bus Wednesday, heading off to the state Class 3A track and field meet in Tacoma, feeling the pressure and trying to ignore …
Fri., May 4, 2012
For Keisa Monterola, the distance from Cheney to London is 3 centimeters, or barely an inch. For that inch, she’s already gone the extra mile – tens of thousands of …
Sat., June 4, 2011
Joseph Aubert isn’t sure where the urge came from. It wasn’t a long-standing dream; it wasn’t a desire steeping away until an opportunity presented itself. No, it seemed to have …
Sat., May 29, 2010
At 6-foot-5, Joseph Aubert figures he’s that much closer to his goal than those he competes against. It’s rare that the West Valley High School junior looks a competitor in …