Stories tagged: track and field
Fri., June 7, 2019, 9 p.m.
Eastern Washington junior Keshun McGee placed 18th in the men’s triple jump Friday during the third day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Michael Norman clocked a world-leading time in the men’s 200 meters to edge out fellow American Noah Lyles at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Norman’s time of 19.70 seconds …
Wed., June 5, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Colorado junior John Dressel (Mt. Spokane High) placed 10th in the men’s 10,000-meter run Wednesday as the NCAA Track and Field Championships began its four-day run at Mike A. Myers …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
All-league teams from area baseball, softball, track and field, soccer, tennis and golf teams.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
State 4A track and field: Mead’s Jordynn Hutchinson continues family trend of winning shot put titles
As Mead sophomore Jordynn Hutchinson received her medal Saturday after winning the State 4A girls shot put title, an announcer at Mount Tahoma HS emphatically broadcast her name through the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
State 2A track and field: Cheney’s Camden VerStrate leads impressive showing by Great Northern League athletes
Camden VerStrate didn’t look like a first-year high school sprinter Saturday. More like a dual-event state champion.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Brenden Duncan hit a three-run home run, and CC Spokane beat Mt. Hood 9-3 Saturday at the NWAC Championship in Longview, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
State 3A track and field: Mt. Spokane’s Spencer Barrera claims two titles; Allie Janke breaks another meet record
Mt. Spokane senior Spencer Barrera could point to a half-dozen state medals he’d earned before Saturday, but none were the color he coveted.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
The future promises to be bright for Oakesdale freshman Bree Rawls. The present isn’t too shabby either.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
With one potential nightmare behind him, Noah Cherrington spent the rest of the State 1A track and field meet living a dream.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Washington State’s Nick Johnson, Sam Brixey and Christapherson Grant all moved ahead in the men’s 110-meter hurdles after Friday’s first round at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, California.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Between clearing various heights at the state 3A track and field meet Friday at Mount Tahoma High, Mt. Spokane high jumper Katie Rhodes repeatedly jogged toward a nearby fence to …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Tyrus Thomas stood atop the podium Friday at the State 2A track and field meet at Mount Tahoma High, his smile beaming toward the near-capacity grandstand.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
State 1A, 2B, 1B track and field: Tekoa-Rosalia’s Garrett Naught holds off league rival to claim 2B high jump title
Kettle Falls’ Charlie Andrews needed his rival to miss just one more attempt to stake his claim to a State 2B championship in the high jump on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Nobody else was going to push North Central distance sensation Allie Janke, so one of the nation’s best sophomores pushed herself.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
McKabe Cottrell struck out 15, Justin Lutz added a two-run home run and CC Spokane beat Edmonds 5-2 Thursday in the first round of the NWAC Tournament in Longview, Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
Prep track and field: Lakeside’s athletes vie for state titles while remembering late assistant coach Barry Sartz
The Lakeside track and field team didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to Barry Sartz before his life ended suddenly and without warning last fall.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The State 4A, 3A and 2A boys and girls track meets begin Thursday at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
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 …