Stories tagged: track and field
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Mommy’s medal: Nia Ali, Mother of 2, closes out world championships with hurdles title
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Dina Asher-Smith became Britain’s first female sprint world champion, while Grant Holloway outran the demolition derby to his left to become only the sixth man to capture NCAA and world …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 11:06 a.m.
Kirani James barely knows the names of his fellow 400 runners anymore. They sure know him. The 2012 Olympic champion from Grenada is feeling healthier after two years of dealing …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. “Lance, call me asap!” …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
Not a single runner passing through the orbit of famed track coach Alberto Salazar has been implicated for doping, so when Donavan Brazier coasted in for a blowout victory Tuesday …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
There was no way Karsten Warholm of Norway would dare be disappointed. He cleared all 10 hurdles, beat all seven guys, won his second straight gold medal at world championships …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and a number of other top runners, has been given a four-year ban in a case pursued by the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Everyone knew exactly where to find Christian Coleman this time.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
With a lucrative sponsorship deal to open his second term, Sebastian Coe has one hope for the next four years leading track and field. “Not to be dominated by Russia,” …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
Christian Coleman never intended to take a crash course on the history of his sport. He got one anyway. Among the main lessons the sprinter learned: Anytime track fans see …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 8 a.m.
Nobody would think of asking Jamaicans, Kenyans or other winners to play “The Star-Spangled Banner” if they capture a gold medal at world championships next week. Maybe their school’s fight …
Sun., July 28, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
In workouts, Dalilah Muhammad has often been on world-record pace. On a drizzly Sunday night, she put everything together. Muhammad broke a 16-year-old world record in the 400-meter hurdles by …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Allyson Felix advanced out of the first-round of the 400 meters at US championships in her first race in 13 months and as a mom. It wasn’t easy. The six-time …
Sun., July 21, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
Pullman graduate Hawa (Mayyi) Mahama, an upcoming sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, took the silver medal in the women’s hammer throw on Sunday afternoon at the Under-20 Pan-American Games …
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.