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Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...convincingly stated her case as the top girls prep distance runner in Alaska history by setting state-meet records...Nan (Doak) Davis, was a six-time All-American distance runner at the University of Iowa and an NCAA champion in...
175km Trail of '98 Ultra to debut at this year's Road Relay for Chicago, he looks forward to taking in "nature's beauty" along the Road Relay route.Local long- ?distance runner, Keith Thaxter, has had a significant interest in running the entire race for years, and will put a major emphasis...
Today in History

...musician Rikki Rockett (Poison) is 53. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 52. Rock musician Ralph Rieckermann is 52. Middle distance runner Suzy Favor Hamilton is 46. Rock singer Scott Stapp is 41. Country singer Mark Wills is 41. Actor Kohl Sudduth is...
JDHS geared for state state a year ago - are still anchored by junior distance runner Leah Francis and the three state titles she is awarded team points at state. Sophomore boys distance runner Zach Bursell is in an identical spot as Sharp, as...
Today In Sports History

...The jump is the 30th time that Bubka has set the record indoors or outdoors, surpassing the 29 world records by distance runner Paavo Nurmi of Finland in the 1920s.1993 - Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA Championship for a third time, with a 2-under...
In the Stacks: New young adult fiction

...Darius and Twig," by Walter Dean Myers. Two best friends in an uncertain world, Twig is an outstanding middle-distance runner, while Darius is a writer. Each is afraid that there's nothing after high school for themselves but the streets...
Sports Quote

...heart and dreams in his head."EMIL ZATOPEKEmil Zatopek (Sept. 19, 1922-Nov. 22, 2000) was a Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Sumer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5,000 meters...
Crimson Bears, Falcons ready to run, jump and throw

...competition for the Falcons' Maddie Hall and the TMHS and JDHS distance girls. Although JDHS graduated top male distance runner David Francis, sophomore Riley Moser is forgoing the soccer season to concentrate on track and will be near the leaders...
Wiggins, Andrews win national prep athlete awards

...Ga.) High, who was recently drafted No. 1 by the Cleveland Indians. Andrews won over nominees Sarah Baxter, a distance runner from Simi Valley (Calif.) High; volleyball setter Lauren Carlini of West Aurora High in Aurora, IIl.; softball...
Kings' Jimmer Fredette soon must find a new home

...has tremendous vision and court awareness, but would never have been confused with a sprinter or even a middle-distance runner.For Fredette, the numbers just don't add up. In the overall scheme, the body parts just don't fit. He is...


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