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Stories tagged: track and field

Kenyans Shatter Records Daniel Komen Breaks 5,000 Mark, While Tergat Runs Away In 10,000


Kipketer Wins 800

Wilson Kipketer couldn’t duplicate his 3-day-old, record-breaking performance in the 800 meters, but added to his undefeated record this season by winning at the Herculis Monte Carlo Grand Prix. In …

Cheap Seats


U.S. Hurdler Clears A Way To Top Billing Johnson Repeats World Title After Drug Tests Nail Three

American Allen Johnson (1166) floors the field in the 110-meter hurdles. Photo by Associated Press

Kenyan Runs 2 Miles In World-Record Time

For a world-record time, the timing was wrong. Kenya’s Daniel Komen pulverized the 8-minute barrier in the 2-mile run Saturday, setting a world mark of 7 minutes, 58.61 seconds in …

Bailey Meets His Match, Loses To Nigerian In Moscow


Ankle Healed, U-Hi’s Lektorich Sets Record

A broken ankle last fall had kept Casey Lektorich out of soccer and basketball. It didn’t stop the University High sophomore from winning one of four state track championships by …

High Jumpers Featured In Pac-10 Arizona Freshman To Challenge Ucla Veteran At 6-Foot-Plus

In what promises to be one of the highlights of the meet, UCLA high jumper Amy Acuff will meet the challenge of Arizona freshman Erin Aldrich at the Pacific-10 Conference …

Widman Has Her Day In The Sun(Set)

FROM SPORTS REPLAY (Wednesday, May 28, 1997): St. George’s tied Reardan for its first boys Northeast B high school district track championship last Friday with 106 points. The story and …

Heave Anything But Discus-Ting Pecht’s Best-In-The-State Throw Highlights Frontier League Meet

Pullman’s victorious Ricardo Colon, second from left, leads an airborne foursome in the boys 100-meter dash Friday in Cheney. Sprint success helped Pullman earn 10 state berths. Photo by Christopher …

Early Riser Mawindi Will Get Up And Go After A Pac-10 Conference Title Or Two

He’s a high-flying Cougar Washington State’s Hilary Mawindi will take a flying leap at a Pacific-10 Conference championship. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review

Making A Splash Vc Star Hurdler Trained In Pool, Sees Times Drop

Carmen Evans is a standout hurdler for Valley Christian. Here, she trains with coach Linda Lanker. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review

U-Hi Tracksters Impressive In Prelims

When Ben Miller steps up to the plate, everybody on the Central Valley Bears watches. Miller is a power hitter for the Bears who played Shadle on Friday afternoon in …

Eagles, Knights Split In Frontier Wv Boys, EV Girls Grab Wins In Chilly, Tension-Filled Meet

1. East Valley’s Jerry Claridge blasts across the finish line in 11.1 seconds to win the 100-meter dash Thursday at East Valley. West Valley’s Devon Tensley, left, finished second. Photo …

Speed Counts U-High And CV Tracks Teams Ready To Give Mead A Run For The Championship

1. Anthony Buchanan streaks to victory in the 100-meter race. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review 2. Garrett Graham watches his shotput effort sail past 50 feet. Photo by Dan Pelle/The …

Pf Races To Victory At Coed Meet Trojans’ Win Own Invitational For Fifth Consecutive Year

Katie Hawn and Richard Novotny helped Lake City pick up second place at the Post Falls Coed invitational. Post Falls won the meet. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review

Mawindi Triples Fun As Coug Jumper Junk Food Aside, Zimbabwean Happy About Move To WSU


Long Jumper Returns

German long jumper Susen Tiedtke-Greene returned to international competition with the last-minute approval of track and field’s international governing body. She was surrounded by fans seeking autographs after winning with …

U-Hi Finally Gets On Track With New Facility

U-Hi’s Seth Mott, far left, beat the rest of the 1600-meter field as University christened its new track. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review

Irish Turban Continues Torrid Pace At Playfair

Irish Turban, My Best Habit and Quackgrass Sally conquered a muddy track and raced to victories Saturday in three of the six $10,000 added stakes races for claiming horses that …

Johnson Runs Away With Sullivan Award

Michael Johnson’s Olympic glory has earned him the 1996 Sullivan Award. Photo by Associated Press

Kwan’s Success Depends On A Cure For ‘Lutzitis’

The worst thing that happened to figure skater Michelle Kwan because of her pratfalls in the U.S. Championships on Saturday night was not losing her national title to Tara Lipinski. …

U.S. Track Stars Reach Crossroads Of Golden Careers Torrence, Devers Confront Midlife Crisis In Sport That Made Them Famous

Flamboyant Gail Devers is pressing for more success. Photo by Associated Press


Brigham Young’s Tiffany Lott set a collegiate record of 7.30 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles en route to winning the pentathlon at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field …

Fredericks Beats Johnson

Frankie Fredericks edged double Olympic champion Michael Johnson to win the 200 meters at the ISTAF track and field Grand Prix meet. Fredericks powered home in the final 100 meters …

Life Didn’t End At The Big 3 Oh For These Folks

As a 50-something person frantically avoiding adulthood, and one who chafes at the latest AARP offering in the mail, seeing taut-bodied 30-year-olds competing at the USATF National Masters Track Meet …

Hammer Ace Now Gauges Success In A Different Way

The competition had ended, but Tom Gage decided to take a few more practice hammer throws. When done, he talked of his career.


An early morning crowd estimated at 7,500 turned out to watch Cigar breeze through his final tuneup before Saturday’s $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. When Cigar appeared at …

Heart Of Gold Gets A Bronze Joyner-Kersee Goes Out With Class

Jackie Joyner-Kersee takes the bronze. Photo by Associated Press

Lewis On Track For Relay? Signs Seem To Point Toward Him Getting Shot At 10th Gold

Carl Lewis manages a smile joking with Mike Marsh at a relay team workout Friday. Photo by Associated Press